American University

American University Summer Institute on Education, Equity, and Justice 'Uplifting Women & Girls of Color Through Antiracist Pedagogy, Practice, and Policy. 

The institute's workshops, conducted by experts in the field, focus on educational, legal, and health implications for young people of color. Sessions are designed to change both mindsets and practices (i.e. alternatives to suspension/punishment; strategies to instill a culture of engagement). The overall goal of SIEEJ is to build a community of practice singularly focused on the strengths, challenges, and opportunities in the lives of young people of color and the communities in which they live.

2020 SIEEJ Virtual Conference is held on June 22 - 24th. Sessions are recorded and can be viewed on YouTube. Click on 'Schedule' for session information and youtube access. 

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education stands alone as the only source of critical news, information and insightful commentary on the full range of issues concerning diversity in American higher education. 

Connect with Diverse webinars, blogs, and webcasts features. 

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National Conference on Race and Ethnicity

NCORE is announcing a series of free webinars about self-care, building community, and staying engaged during the COVID-19 crisis. You can also gain access to Webinars on Demand for free to low-cost webinars. 

Available webinars: 

  • Grieving NCORE in the Time of COVID: Strategies for Self-Care and Engagement
  • There's a Drama To It:" Innovative Way of Teaching about Power, Resistance, and Social Justice Through Sports
  • The Intersection of Strengths and Social Identity: Using the Clifton Strengths to Engage Conversation about Difference
  • We're not White: Racial Identity Construction of Arab American College Students

National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE)

NADOHE serves as the preeminent voice for diversity officers in higher education by supporting our collective efforts to lead our institutions toward the attainment of the following goals:

  • Produce and disseminate empirical evidence through research to inform diversity initiatives
  • Identify and circulate exemplary practices
  • Provide professional development for current and aspiring diversity officers
  • Inform and influence national and local policies
  • Create and foster networking opportunities

Available webinars:

  • Self Care and Healing Practices for CDOs in the Time of COVID-19;
  • COVID-19: DE&I Implications and Considerations;
  • Promoting Inclusive Excellence from Your Seat at the Table; and more

UNC School of Medicine - Center for Health Equity Research

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the UNC Center for Health Equity Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have partnered to launch the webinar series, Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19.

Available Webinars:

  • Pandemic Call and Response: Black Queer & Trans Communities
  • Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19
  • Facts and Lessons Learned from Recent Disasters
  • Behind the Scenes and In the Shadows: Essential Employees in COVID-19
  • Justice for All: Pandemic Response in Incarcerated Populations


EVERFI’s higher education curriculum supports students and administrators in fostering safe and healthy campuses. With courses that strive to reinforce healthy decisions and promote positive attitudes and behaviors, EVERFI solutions are designed to create impact and meet key compliance requirements.

Available webinars:

  • Gen Z is Here: 6 Tips to Drive Engagement with the Next Generation;
  • Pervasive Workplace Toxicity: How are you shaping a health work environment; and more

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) – CELT at Iowa State

The NCFDD is an independent faculty development center dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers, and the Institutional Membership provides all grad students, post-docs, and faculty with access to NCFDD’s member resources.

Iowa State University is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). ISU faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdocs may claim their membership by going to the ISU NCFDD Institutional page and click on the “Activate My Membership” button.

Available Webinars:

  • How to Challenge Race and Gender Bias in Student Evaluations;
  • Wellness and Technology;
  • Resting to Rise: Reduce Burn Out, Find Your Joy for Writing and Life, and Create a Just Academia; and more

InclusABILITY at Iowa State

Get access to FREE webinars related to accessibility and disability through InclusABILITY at Iowa State. Webinars are featured from AHEAD - Association on Higher Education and Disability. 

Available webinars:

  • Strategic Outreach: Spreading Accessibility throughout Campus
  • Identifying and Removing Barriers to Access: Using a Framework to Guide Considerations of Complex Requests
  • How to Make Online Learning Accessible for Deaf Students 


Additional Resources

University Library - DEI Read & Learn

Iowa State University University Library created a resource page related to COVID-19 and the disproportionate impact on people of color. This website includes FAQs, tools for interrupting microaggressions, book selections and more. 



NASPA Journal – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice (JSARP)

The vision of the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice (JSARP) is to publish the most rigorous, relevant, and well-respected research and practice making a difference in student affairs practice. JSARP especially encourages manuscripts that are unconventional in nature and that engage in methodological and epistemological extensions that transcend the boundaries of traditional research inquiries.


ACPA Journal – Journal of College Student Development (JCSD)

The Journal of College Student Development (JCSD) is one of the world’s leading journals on higher education. Subscribers include the members of ACPA-College Student Educators International, individuals (subscriptions available through Johns Hopkins University Press), and academic libraries (as JCSD or Project Muse subscribers). JCSD is included in numerous research databases including the Social Science Citation Index, where JCSD is one of only five U.S. and international higher education journals indexed.


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