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Racial Justice at Rollins

We Stand For Racial Justice

We are committing to doing our part in advancing racial justice.

“At Rollins, we are a community grounded in a mission that inspires us to serve others with humility, kindness, and compassion, presuming a fundamental equality of moral worth and mutual respect towards all persons.” — Rollins President Grant Cornwell

Read President Cornwell’s dispatch to the Rollins community in response to the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless more Black Americans killed without justice ever being served.
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Anti-Racism Learning Groups

The Center for Inclusion & Campus Involvement has initiated learning groups for faculty and staff as well as students, specifically to assist white colleague in learning and doing more to advance racial justice on campus and in the community.

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Racial Justice Resources

The Center for Inclusion & Campus Involvement is curating a collection of racial justice resources, including petitions to sign, organizations to donate to, mental health resources, and a list of books, articles, podcasts, and other media.

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Cornell Fine Arts Museum

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum (CFAM) will reopen with an exhibition of works focused on protest and anti-racism, drawing from its collection. Throughout the year, CFAM will curate exhibits that challenge our campus and our community to understand and engage in racial justice. This fall, CFAM will exhibit the work of Black artist Marcus A. Jansen.

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Documenting Social Justice and Activism

Olin Library is inviting students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to share their experiences with Black Lives Matter and other social justice movements for the purposes of documenting and preserving personal histories at this time.

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Anti-Racist Learning Environments

In collaboration with Associate Colleges of the South partner colleges, history professor Claire Strom and sociology professor Matt Nichter have submitted a proposal for “Creating Competency-Rich Education for Anti-Racist Teaching & Learning Environments (CREATE).”

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Politics on Tap: Black Lives Matter

Political science professors Don Davison and Dan Chong are leading a discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement as part pf the Democracy Project’s Politics on Tap series.