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Lewis & Clark is a dynamic and culturally vibrant campus. We invite you to learn more about our community and to join us in exploring identity and sharing an intercultural exchange of ideas and traditions.
Professor Michele Okoh, with experience as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney, will be teaching criminal law in the fall. Her scholarly research examines the intersection of criminal justice, environmental justice and public health.Please RSVP by January 5 if you have interest in participating.
Experienced in law and technology, patent law, business law, and property, Professor Tabrez Ebrahim is a welcome addition to the Lewis & Clark faculty.
Bieberich Appointed Interim Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Cale Hired as New Program Manager of OEITitle IX Coordinator Casey Bieberich has been promoted to Interim Dean of Equity and Inclusion effective December 1. Bieberich will be assisted in her new role by Jaime Cale, who was recently hired as program manager for the Office of Equity and Inclusion.During the pandemic, Ochuko Akpovbovbo BA ’21 used her time in isolation to create Parachute Media, a growing digital publication and community organization created by and for Gen Z and millennial women and nonbinary people of color.The annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies engages attendees in conversations about race, ethnicity, and identity. This year’s event focuses on the theme of Joy & Justice. The symposium runs from November 10 to November 12.Dr. Corcoran’s fellowship will focus on bringing hope and healing to tribal communities impacted by incarceration.The change better emphasizes Fellowship goals and Fellows’ focus.Dean of Equity and Inclusion and Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning Mark Figueroa will leave Lewis & Clark in December.
Lewis & Clark Graduate School Named Partner Recipient of $8.2 million Grant to Build Equity-Centered Principal PipelinePartners include Portland Public Schools (PPS), Portland State University, Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC), the Oregon Educator Advancement Council (EAC), and local community organizations.The awards will be announced in late October and provide support to first-generation students, BIPOC students, and students with the greatest financial need.Burleton has worked with trans youth for almost fifteen years, founding TransActive because she didn’t want any more trans youth to go through it all alone, the way she had to when she was young.
Campus forums (via Zoom) for the finalists will be held on October 6, 7, and 11. Please RSVP.The NASP-ERT Minority Scholarship aims to support recipients by “lowering the financial barriers to training and highlighting the accomplishments of promising future professionals.”
- EVENTSJanuary 22An MLK Virtual Racial Justice Teach-in presented by the Racial Justice Campus Collaborative - Campus Compact, in collaboration with the Center for Social Change and Community Involvement.February 16Due to the impact of the omicron variant, this MLK Week Keynote Lecture has been rescheduled as a virtual event on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 6pm.
The Office of Spiritual Life and Office of Inclusion & Multicultural Engagement (IME) are excited to invite Lewis & Clark students, staff, and faculty to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week keynote event featuring cameron whitten from Brown Hope. This lecture, funded by the Chamberlin Social Justice fund, was originally scheduled in January as part of MLK Week 2022. Given the current COVID precautions in place, we have moved this event to February 16. Come join us virtually!March 11Grab your favorite full-caf, half-caf, or decaf beverage and join the conversation.
Equity and Inclusion is located in room 257A of Templeton Campus Center on the undergraduate Campus.
Dean of Equity and Inclusion
Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning
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Associate Dean of Equity and Inclusion
Title IX Coordinator
Assistant Director and Executive Assistant
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Equity and Inclusion
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