Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance (LACRELA)

Pitzer College is a member of the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance (LACRELA), a consortium of nearly 70 liberal arts colleges that meet monthly to discuss strategies for advancing racial equity and inclusion in higher education. The monthly sessions are led by leading experts in the field under the direction of USC’s Race and Equity Center. Below is a list of the monthly meetings with a link to resources and a recorded video of the session.

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Leading Productive Conversations About Racism (February 17, 2021)

Fostering and Sustaining Inclusive Classrooms for Students of Color (March 3, 2021)

Accountability and Incentives for Advancing Racial Equity (April 5, 2021)

Confronting Explicit Acts of Racism and Racial Violence on Campus (May 25, 2021)

Disaggregating Data to Identify Racial Inequities (June 22, 2021)

Recovering from COVID-19 Racial Inequities (July 15, 2021)

Teaching the Truth About Slavery and America’s Racial History (August 25, 2021)

Strategically Hiring Faculty of Color (September 16, 2021)

Supporting and Retaining Faculty of Color (October 4, 2021)

Recruiting and Strategically Diversifying Staff at All Levels (November 9, 2021)

Creating Equitable Pathways to Leadership Roles for Employees of Color (December 8, 2021)

Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance eConvening Meaningfully Integrating Racial Topics Across the Curriculum (January 24, 2022)