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Yavilah McCoy, a Jew of color, smiles into the camera

More than sound and fury

Yavilah McCoy, speaker at Mount Holyoke's BOOM! 2022, talks about going beyond virtue signaling and finding allies and accomplices.

Construction on the new Zowie Cultural Center.

New space, same place

The Zowie Banteah Cultural Center is moving, but its mission to promote Indigenous visibility remains the same. 

This is a portrait of Chris Mosier

A matter of justice for all

Mount Holyoke to host trans athlete and advocate Chris Mosier as a keynote speaker for the annual BOOM! Community Day.

Paula Tartakoff, in a black shirt and wearing glasses,

Fighting antisemitism by tracing its roots

The uptick in modern antisemitism can be traced back to its historical roots, says Paola Tartakoff ahead of her talks at Mount Holyoke College. 

This is a graphic depicting the BOOM logo and speakers against a blue background.

BOOM! 2021

BOOM, Mount Holyoke’s 2021 diversity, equity and inclusion learning symposium featured an unprecedented roster of events and panels dedicated to justice.

Clint Smith smiling into the camera

Clint Smith on how the word is passed

Mount Holyoke’s BOOM! Community Day will feature a public lecture by Clint Smith on “How the Word is Passed.” 

President Sonya Stephens and Kijua Sanders-McMurtry, vice president for equity and inclusion, kick off Boom! 2020 with a video conversation about the value and history of diversity at Mount Holyoke.

BOOM! 2020 goes remote

The community day foregrounded marginalized communities, refocusing our understanding of our past and present to cultivate a more inclusive future.

From left, Barbara Smith '69, Beverly Guy-Scheftall and Raquel Willis engaged in the keynote conversation on radical inclusion

BOOM! 2019: reflection and connection

Mount Holyoke College’s third annual learning conference on diversity, equity and inclusion draws big crowds and big topics.

Boom Learning Conference logo

Get ready for BOOM! 2018

Mount Holyoke continues to work toward equity and inclusion as the BOOM! Learning Conference returns for a second year.

Mount Holyoke’s BOOM conference on diversity looks to the past to better the future.

Vive la différence!

Mount Holyoke’s BOOM conference on diversity looks to the past to better the future.

 

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