Educational Resources

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The following is a brief list of educational resources offered by the university and the Cockrell School:

University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources

The University of Texas at Austin Libraries Diversity Action Committee provides an introductory educational reading list for individuals who want to become better allies or understand different perspectives than their own. This list is not comprehensive and is open to recommendations for additions.

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Diversity Education Certificate

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and Human Resources collaborated to offer a Diversity Education Certificate through UT Learn Courses. The purpose of the courses is to help UT Austin employees learn more about managing diverse teams and working with students, staff, and faculty from all backgrounds.

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Gender and Sexuality Center Workshops

The Gender and Sexuality Center offers workshops and training to make the UT campus welcoming and affirming for women and LGBTQIA+ people and people with more than one of these identities. These workshops are intended for members of the UT Austin community, regardless of whether they identify as women or LGBTQIA+ and use an intersectional and interactive approach in fostering allyship practices.

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History of the Black Experience, Dr. Leonard N. Moore 

This abbreviated online course taught by Dr. Leonard Moore inspects the Black experience in America, primarily in the period from 1865 to the present. The course consists of six 90-minute sessions chosen by Dr. Moore to best highlight the historical themes and issues that most relate to the contemporary Black life in America.

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University DEI Events

UT hosts a number of diversity, equity, and inclusion-related events throughout the academic year. These events focus on topics including managing bias, affirming LGBTQIA+ people, setting boundaries, racial and LGBT microaggressions, and implicit bias in the workplace.

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