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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The School of Social Work is pleased to present the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion plan developed by the SSW community. From Fall 2016 to Winter 2017, we engaged in a year-long process to develop a plan that will help our SSW community improve diversity, equity and inclusion in the context of our social work heritage, as expressed in our vision, mission and goals. One of our first steps to implement the plan is to create an Office that will be responsible for prioritizing and coordinating the efforts of this comprehensive plan with the entire SSW community.

Creating a more socially just environment at U-M and SSW involves you

We want to hear your voices. I encourage each and every one of you to:

Upcoming Events

  • DEI Lunch and Learn- LGBTQ Policy »

    March 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Join the DEI Office for a “Lunch and Learn” session focused on LGBTQ policy in America. Learn about the state of protections for LGBTQ folks both past and present, and where we might be headed under the Trump administration and beyond. We invite you to learn not only for yourself, but also to be ...

  • Faculty Workshop: International Students - Immigration Environment, Cultural Matters, and Academic Success »

    March 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    This workshop will be facilitated by experts from the International Center. It is designed to increase awareness, knowledge, and critical skills related to international student support at the School of Social Work. The topics of this workshop include 1) current immigration environment faced by ...

  • Invisible Identities »

    March 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Invisible Identities is an event hosted by the SSW Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, that strives to get individual’s voices heard regarding their experiences of being misidentified. Many people are quick to assume someone is white, able bodied, straight, or many other visible ...

Full Diversity, Equity & Inclusion events calendar »

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