Great new class available Sociology 430* Intersectionality, Race, Gender, Class for Social Policy
This very relevant class will be offered as a one week only intensive course from December 16-20, 2019.
- Check the course flyer for more details.
- Not a UNM student? Find out how to take this class as a non-degree student.
Many of you have had questions about which courses can be counted toward certificate work. A list of currently approved courses is available on the Certificate page. We wanted to clarify that it is not exhaustive; these are just some examples of courses that can be put toward certificate requirements. If you are teaching or enrolled (or want to enroll) in a course you believe would satisfy these requirements, please contact Dr. Nancy López ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). See the certificate page for more information.
Feb 20, 2019 - We have a brand new page! News that impacts our communities at UNM, in Albuquerque, and around New Mexico now has its own home on the Institute website. Contact us if you would like to see something featured; bilingual and non-English suggestions are always welcome.
Updated May 2019 - The Institute is curating statements from scholarly, community-oriented, and human rights-focused organizations on race and racial discrimination in our world. Take a look here and contact us if you have any suggestions to add. Non-English suggestions are always welcomed.
- Division for Equity and Inclusion
- UNM Diversity Curriculum Requirement
- Race and Social Justice Interdisciplinary Insights: May 2019
June 12, 2019 - The University of New Mexico is pleased to announce it has been selected to receive a $50,000 grant from Lumina Foundation’s Fund for Racial Justice and Equity, a project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, to enhance the general education curriculum with teaching and learning around race and social justice. From a pool of 312 nation-wide applicants, UNM was...(read more)
Dr. Kathy Powers of UNM's Political Science department appears on the Rock Newman show
Job Opening: Social & Community Outreach Coordinator with the NM Office of African American AffairsThe position will serve as a social/community coordinator for the Office of African American Affairs (OAAA) to plan, organize and implement initiatives which serve the African American population statewide. More information on the news page...
2018 En Español TEDxABQ: Dr. Nancy López: "¿Y tú, que vas a marcar para el Censo 2020: Origen Hispano? Raza o color?”
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"Every 10 years, the U.S. Census makes its way into American households, representing the purported aim of our forefathers to see every person in the nation counted, and to use those numbers to determine representation in Congress. As the 2020 census approaches, mired in complications, many are wondering… just who does the census count, and who does it leave behind?"
(NPR) Judge Orders Trump Administration To Remove 2020 Census Citizenship Question
January 15, 2019 | 9:48 AM ET: A federal judge in New York has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman order the administration to ... | 15 de enero de 2019 | 9:48 AM ET: Un juez federal de Nueva York falló en contra de la decisión del gobierno de Trump de agregar una pregunta de ciudadanía al censo de 2020. El juez de distrito Jesse Furman ordenó a la administración ...
UPDATE: Yazzie/Martinez v. el Estado de Nuevo México (en Español / in English)
20 noviembre 2018 - ¿Qué ha sucedido? Las familias y los distritos escolares, representados por New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty, y también Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, demandaron al Departamento de Educación Pública de Nuevo México (PED, por sus siglas en inglés) y la legislatura estatal por no proporcionar un sistema de educación suficiente y uniforme a todos los estudiantes de Nuevo México lo que es garantizado por la cláusula de educación de la Constitución del Estado de Nuevo México...
El estado tiene hasta el 15 de abril de 2019 para tomar medidas inmediatas para garantizar que las escuelas de Nuevo México tengan los recursos necesarios, incluida la financiación suficiente para proporcionar a todos los estudiantes una educación uniforme y suficiente que los prepare para la universidad y sus carreras.
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Undergraduate Race and Social Justice Certificate is Pending Approval
From our faculty advisor, Dr. López: We will soon have our undergraduate certificate open to all! We are currently gathering the necessary paperwork, course lists, and other information we need to get this started, but stay tuned for more information on this exciting development.
About the Institute for Race and Social Justice
The Institute for Race and Social Justice celebrated its tenth anniversary in January 2019. Highlights included:
- The interdisciplinary graduate certificate in Race and Social Justice
- Awareness about the 2020 Census
- The Ethnic Studies Education and Health (ESEH) Research Partnership which helps Albuquerque Public School teachers form lesson plans about race, community, and historic identity
Upcoming Race and Social Justice Events
Mon, Jun 17 2019 Tue, Jun 18 2019
Sun, Jun 23 2019 Fri, Jun 28 2019
Thu, Aug 01 2019
Fri, Aug 09 2019 Sat, Aug 10 2019
Fri, Oct 18 2019 Sun, Oct 20 2019
Mon, Oct 21 2019 Sat, May 25 2019