DEI Summit

  1. October 11, 2021

    Journalist urges audience to ‘opt in’ to confront ‘twin plagues’

    Award-winning journalist and entrepreneur Soledad O’Brien said COVID-19 and racial injustice are “twin plagues,” with the pandemic magnifying longstanding inequalities that need to be confronted.

  2. September 27, 2021

    DEI Summit to explore structural racism amid COVID-19

    U-M’s 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit will explore the interwoven nature of COVID-19 and structural racism and how, in order to solve either issue, both must be addressed.

  3. October 26, 2020

    DEI Summit speakers focus on role of art in social justice

    The presenters at U-M’s 2020 DEI Summit highlighted the intersection of art and social justice as they encouraged people to use their voices and talents as mechanisms for change.

  4. October 12, 2020

    DEI Summit to view anti-racism through artistic prism

    The theme for U-M’s 2020 DEI Summit is “Arts + Social Change: Building an Anti-Racist World through the Arts,” which will be featured at a virtual campuswide community assembly Oct. 26.

  5. October 7, 2019

    Embracing DEI is key to success, Jones tells summit crowd

    DEI Summit keynote speaker Van Jones says the ability to embrace diversity, equity and inclusion is a superpower, and the people who have it will be better poised for success.

  6. September 30, 2019

    University’s 2019 DEI Summit to focus on capacity building

    The 2019 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit begins Oct. 7 with an appearance by political commentator Van Jones, and will highlight U-M’s commitment to a welcoming, diverse and inclusive campus environment.

  7. October 8, 2018

    Actress Diane Guerrero discusses immigration issues, voting at summit

    Actress and activist Diane Guerrero discussed the lasting emotional impact of her parents’ deportation, and the importance of voting and civic engagement in creating change.

  8. October 8, 2018

    Event explores ways to advance public engagement and DEI

    Members of the university and wider community gathered Monday to address ways U-M and other institutions can more effectively build partnerships outside the academy to drive positive social change.

  9. October 8, 2018

    Experts focus on sexual misconduct and DEI in panel discussion

    Culture change, power structures, and reporting and accountability were the focus of a panel discussion about promoting an inclusive and equitable climate through the elimination of sexual misconduct at U-M.