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Civic Leaders and Organizers Discuss Mobilizing the Latinx Vote at Virtual HKS Panel

Civic leaders and organizers from across the country discussed mobilizing the Latinx vote for progressive causes in the upcoming 2022 elections at a panel hosted by the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership on Tuesday.

Lehman Hall GSAS
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‘It’s a Limbo’: Grad Students, Frustrated by Harvard’s Response to Bullying Complaint, Petition for Reform

Emmeline and other graduate students familiar with her circumstances say her case is representative of many graduate students’ attempts to seek recourse for bullying, harassment, discrimination, and worse through the University’s internal channels.

Dean Srikant Datar
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HBS Students Praise Datar’s Diversity Efforts, Call for Greater Engagement in Second Year

One year after Srikant M. Datar was named as Harvard Business School’s 11th dean, Harvard Business School students praised his efforts towards diversity and inclusion, but said they were disappointed with his engagement with second-year students and student organizations.

Matthews Hall
On Campus

Harvard Native American Program Hosts Campus Tour Highlighting Indigenous History

The Harvard University Native American Program hosted a walking tour Thursday to show sites on campus connected to the history of indigenous people at Harvard as part of its observation of Native American Heritage Month.

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Student Groups

Student Advocates Disappointed by HKS Equity Efforts Following Diversity Report

Student advocates at the Harvard Kennedy School reacted with disappointment to demographic numbers released in the school’s annual diversity report, which revealed that the HKS student body and faculty remain mostly white.

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Chief Diversity Officer Reflects on Work with Office for Equity, Diversity Inclusion and Belonging

Harvard’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Sherri A. Charleston reflected on the work of the Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging and her first year in her role in a Thursday interview with The Crimson.

Mohammed El-Kurd
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Palestinian Poet, Journalist Speaks About Violence and Law at Harvard Law School Event

Mohammed El-Kurd, a Palestinian poet and journalist from East Jerusalem, spoke about the intersection of violence and law Wednesday at an event organized by Harvard Law School’s Middle Eastern Law Student Association.

Harvard Kennedy School
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Ash Center Conference Panelists Call for Bold Societal Change to Promote Equity

Nonprofit leaders and activists discussed issues of equity in a virtual panel that closed out the annual Truth and Transformation Conference on Friday.

Running For Office
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Experts Discuss Racism in America at Virtual Kennedy School Event

Author Ibram X. Kendi and political strategist Heather C. McGhee discussed the history and ongoing threat of racism in America on Thursday at a virtual event.

Kennedy School
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Annual Report Finds Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Remains Largely White, Male

The Harvard Kennedy School’s faculty and student body remains overwhelmingly white, according to its annual report on diversity released Wednesday.

UC Meetings
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UC Establishes New Caucuses, Pilots “Dean’s Dinners” Program

The Harvard Undergraduate Council voted to establish caucuses for Afro-Latinx and Indigeneous students and to pilot a new “Dean’s Dinners” program with Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair.

Harvard Kennedy School
Crime

HKS Researchers Find Decrease In Civilian Crime Reporting Following Murder of George Floyd

Harvard Kennedy School researchers found a significant decrease in civilian engagement with police following the murder of George Floyd by police in May 2020.

Hutchins Center Eugenics Conference
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Hutchins Center Eugenics Conference

The Hutchins Center for African and American Research held a virtual conference Wednesday afternoon on the legacies of eugenics in New England. The conference was divided into sections including discussions on Harvard's eugenics history and Yale's eugenic past.

Hutchins Center Eugenics Conference
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Hutchins Center Explores the Legacy of Eugenics in New England, at Harvard

Prominent historians and scholars convened virtually on Wednesday to discuss the legacy of eugenics in New England and at Harvard in a conference hosted by Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Harvard School of Public Health Launches New Structural Racism and Health Initiative

Harvard’s François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights launched an initiative to study and address structural racism in public health with a virtual symposium Tuesday.

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