CUNY's Anti-Hate Initiative

The Committee on Institutional Equity and Diversity (CIED) received approval from the Chancellor’s Office to implement the CUNY Anti-Hate Initiative at CUNY SPS.  As part of the CIED’s commitment to advance equity, accessibility, diversity and inclusion (EADI) for all communities at CUNY SPS, a series of education and training programs will be presented through the spring 2024 semester.

The Anti-Hate Education Series is open to all CUNY SPS students, faculty and staff. Please see the dates for the scheduled workshops listed below:

  1. Introduction to CUNY SPS Anti-Hate Education Series: Understanding Trends in Hate Crime
    Wednesday, February 7, 2024
    12 – 1:30 PM
    Register Here
     
  2. Bystander Intervention to Stop Violence and Anti-Black Racist Harassment 
    Thursday, February 29, 2024
    12 – 1 PM
    Register Here
     
  3. Bystander Intervention to Support the LGBTQIA+ Community 
    Tuesday, March 12, 2024
    12 – 1 PM
    Register Here
     
  4. Bystander Intervention to Stop Islamophobic and Xenophobic Harassment 
    Wednesday, April 17, 2024
    12- 1 PM
    Register Here
     
  5. Bystander Intervention to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment
    Wednesday, May 1, 2024
    12 – 1 PM
    Register Here
     
  6. Bystander Intervention to Stop Antisemitic Hate and Harassment
    Thursday, May 9, 2024
    12 – 1 PM
    Register Here

In addition to the Anti-Hate Education Series, the CIED will also be offering complementary programs focused on “Expanding Cultural Awareness, Competence, and Experience”.

February:

Black History Month
Pedagogy Grounded in Reality: Incorporating Chattel Slavery’s Contribution to Higher Education – Dr. Tara Barca and Dr. Linda Ridley, SPS faculty
Thursday, February 15, 2024
12-1:30 PM
Register here

March:

World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film
Date TBA

Getting Started with Using Trauma-informed Teaching and Learning in the Classroom
Dr. Emma Tsui and Dr. Spring Cooper, Faculty, CUNY School of Public Health
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
12-1:30 PM
Register Here

April:

Date TBA
CUNY Disability Awareness Month
Arab American Heritage Month Event
 

May:

Date TBA
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Event
Jewish American Heritage Month Event