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Presidential Commission on Race and Diversity

Anti-Racism Campaign Working Group

The University is working to create and implement a campaign to address issues of racial injustice at our university, similar to signing onto the national "It's On Us" campaign designed to combat sexual misconduct.

Latest News

Activities to Date (with more to come)

  • February: website launch (http://rochester.edu/better‐than­‐that); slogan voted on and approved; design of slogan approved; stickers, t-­‐shirts and buttons ordered and received.
  • February 26: soft roll out in Wilson Commons
  • February 27: launch of campaign at men’s and women’s basketball games
  • March 18: submission deadline for student video contest.

Meeting Notes

Committee Membership

Norman Burnett and Beth Olivares, co-chairs

Samantha Andrew, Bethany Anguiano, Jonathan Burdick, Matt Burns, Meredith Crenca, Justin Delinois, Grant Dever, Itzel Figueroa, Jessica Guzman-Rea, James Mandelaro, Delvin Moody,Monique Patenaude, Anthony Plonczynski-Figueroa, Elmer Rodriguez, Alyssa Shoup, Bridgette Thomas, George VanderZwaag, Christopher Vasquez-Dorn, Daniel Watts.

Meetings every Wednesday at noon.

Contact Us

The working group would like to solicit feedback and suggestions for this campaign from the University community. Please use the form below to contact the working group with your suggestions, or you can email racialcommission@ur.rochester.edu.