Name of Engagement

JMU Racial Justice Town Halls

Description

JMU Hosted Town Halls and Conversations

To better understand and address racial injustice, JMU hosted a series of virtual town halls to facilitate open discussions in the days immediately following the national response. These constituent focused conversations included:

  • June 3rd: JMU & Community
  • June 4th: Faculty & Staff
  • June 10th: Black Faculty
  • June 11th: Students
  • July 1st: Black Faculty
  • July 8th: Student Athletes
  • July 28th: Coaches and Athletic Administration
  • And multiple conversations with Black student leaders and university administration

Centering Black voices from across the university, the conversation continued with virtual discussions to advance racial justice on campus and beyond (click on link for video recordings).

Web Presence

https://www.jmu.edu/news/diversity/2020/08-20-beacon.shtml

Involvement

Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Students, Involves Alums, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

JMU Campus Scope, Harrisonburg/Local/VA

Date

June 3rd-28th

Frequency

Recurring Event (Occurs on a regular basis but not continual)

Primary Focus of Program

Cultural Institutions and Programs

Begin Date

6-3-2020

End Date

6-28-2020

Areas of Engagement

Civic Engagement, Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Event

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