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Mount Holyoke has held a series of virtual spaces for healing, conversation and community to process racism and privilege in the world.
Mount Holyoke honors students of color on the annual Hortense Parker Celebration, so named for the first known student of color to graduate.
Events to honor Martin Luther King & Coretta Scott King and to help our community challenge practices that reinforce racial hierarchies in the world.
Mount Holyoke’s keystone diversity conference is in its third year and going strong.
BOOM, Mount Holyoke’s 2021 diversity, equity and inclusion learning symposium featured an unprecedented roster of events and panels dedicated to justice.
For Mount Holyoke’s annual Hortense Parker day, Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, spoke about revolutionary healing.
A month-long series of events to celebrate 100 Years of Political Activism, Resistance and Solidarity.
Mount Holyoke recognizes the extraordinary efforts of the staff in making the College the extraordinary place it is.
Kijua Sanders-McMurtry will play a key role at Mount Holyoke as the first vice president for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.
Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez, founders of the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., were the keynote speakers.
The Mount Holyoke College community came together for a virtual event to talk about ways to fight racism in everyday life.
Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and writer Melissa Harris-Perry talked voting and voter suppression as a part of Mount Holyoke’s voting series.
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens.
A class on social justice and religion teaches students to listen to their ideals and act on them for the greater good.
Mount Holyoke’s Kijua Sanders-McMurtry will be joining child-safety activist Elizabeth Smart in a special dialogue for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Mount Holyoke’s BOOM conference on diversity looks to the past to better the future.
A sophomore has found more diversity, autonomy and acceptance on campus than in her city of millions.
Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez offers advice in her keynote lecture for Latinx Heritage Month at Mount Holyoke College.
Gwen Bass of Mount Holyoke College’s Professional and Graduate Education program spoke about improving education for marginalized students.
Mount Holyoke College’s third annual learning conference on diversity, equity and inclusion draws big crowds and big topics.
Mount Holyoke student Lucy James-Olson ’22 reflected on the past and future of LGBTQ acceptance 50 years after Stonewall.
The community day foregrounded marginalized communities, refocusing our understanding of our past and present to cultivate a more inclusive future.
Mount Holyoke College has hired a new Title IX and 504 coordinator, Shannon Da Silva, to usher ideas and conversations into actions and access.
The Posse Foundation has entered its second decade in partnership with Mount Holyoke College.
Mount Holyoke’s 2021 Common Read, “The Fire This Time,” is a collection of “thoughtful, searing, and, at times, hopeful” essays and poems about race.
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