The University of New Mexico’s Division for Equity and Inclusion and its partners are holding a Diversity Dialogue on Nov. 17 from 12-1:30 p.m. via Zoom.
UNM’s Division for Equity and Inclusion promotes equity for all UNM community members. They are proud to make UNM a model for diversity and inclusive excellence. Their values include inclusive excellence, promotion of equity, and social justice.
The Diversity Dialogue-More than Words- Beyond Land Acknowledgements will focus on land acknowledgements, how UNM’s was developed, and why it should be honored. The event will feature American Indian university leaders:
Tiffany Lee serves as the chair and professor of Native American Studies. Her areas of research include Native youth perspectives regarding reclamation and identity and socio-culturally centered educational approaches. Lee is currently a member of the New Mexico Indian Education Advisory council for the NM Office of Indian Education.
Glenabah Martinez is the program director and an associate professor of Educational Thought and Sociocultural Studies at UNM. Martinez is the former director and an instructor in Native American Studies. She is also director of the Institute for American Indian Education. Her research concentrates on Indigeneity, youth, and education.
Moderated by Pamela Agoyo, the director of American Indian Student Services and Special Assistant to the President for American India Affairs. Agoyo was the 2015 winner of the Outstanding Professional In-Service Award from the Indigenous Peoples Knowledge Community.
Those interested in The Diversity Dialogue can register online.
For more information, visit the Division for Equity and Inclusion’s event calendar.