Throughout the equity listening sessions, participants provided thoughtful, honest and passionate feedback. From the many comments and suggestions, a number of themes emerged. These provided the basis for the actions and commitments Chancellor Marks has pledged to undertake immediately and over the course of the 2020-21 academic year.
The following are representative comments from 20 listening sessions, an input form, and emails received. While these do not speak for each individual’s unique experience, they are meant to summarize ideas, perspectives, and sentiments conveyed.
– Equity and Racial Justice Listening Session Participant, July 2020