Friday: Members to Hold Forum on Affirmative Action, Racial Climate on College Campuses
ON FRIDAY, September 8th, Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a forum entitled “Affirmative Action, Inclusion, and Racial Climate on America’s Campuses.” Amidst national conversations on white supremacy, xenophobia, and racial inequality, reports surfaced suggesting that the Trump Administration has plans to reexamine the values of racial diversity on campuses.
This forum will convene student officers, representatives from institutions of higher education, and key legal experts to discuss the role of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act in ensuring that students are welcomed to a safe, inclusive learning environment free of harassment and intimidation on the basis of race, color, or national origin.
WHAT: FORUM ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, RACIAL CLIMATE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES
WHEN: FRIDAY, September 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: 2203 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
RSVP: Media interested in attending should RSVP to Shadawn.firstname.lastname@example.org.