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At Carolina, diversity and inclusion are about building understanding across differences, creating conditions to ensure the equitable educational and social benefits of diversity and cultivating an inclusive and supportive environment for undergraduate, graduate and professional students, faculty and staff – where every person feels valued and has an opportunity to add value.
For nearly a decade, the Carolina Latinx Collaborative was a hub for the Latinx community on campus, providing an outlet for events and a space for students to organize and for faculty to connect with students and the community at large. This week, the University officially opened the organization’s new home: the Carolina Latinx Center.
For five decades, Project Uplift has given rising high school seniors from underrepresented backgrounds a glimpse of the college experience.
The Carolina Latinx Center opened in a new location in Abernethy Hall in early July with ample student workroom, offices and common space.
The University/Community MLK, Jr. Banquet & Awards Ceremony will feature Chief Justice Cheri Beasley as the keynote speaker. The UNC MLK Scholarship and Citizen Awards will be presented.
The annual MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony will feature keynote speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, author, radio host and Georgetown University sociology professor. In addition, the Unsung Hero(es) award(s) and MLK Scholarship Awards will be presented.