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Making Voices Heard: Diversity, Disadvantage, and Discrimination in Educational Settings: Video launch with Q&A

Thursday, April 22, 2021
4:00pm – 5:30pm


Please join the Center for the Study of Culture, Health, & Human Development for the launch of its new video “Making Voices Heard: Diversity, Disadvantage, and Discrimination in Educational Settings,” funded by an award from the President’s Commitment to Community Initiative.

Following introductory remarks by Dr. Franklin Tuitt, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at UConn, the video will feature diverse UConn undergraduates, graduate students, and young professionals in conversations about experiences of racism and how we can respond positively to current challenges. Faculty members Alaina Brenick (HDFS) and Clewiston Challenger (Educational Psychology) will discuss research and ways forward.

Wrapping up the event, individuals featured in the video will be with us to respond to questions and comments from the audience.

Registration is required.

Please register at and you will receive the link to join the event.

For more information or accommodation requests, please contact Caroline Mavridis at:

Following the launch event, the video will be made available for teaching and training purposes through the CHHD website (


Human Development & Family Studies (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Neag School of Education

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