CUNY Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Conference 2023

The Illusion of Inclusion:
Collaborative Solutions for Performative Diversity

Thursday, March 30, 2023 - Friday, March 31, 2023

Conference Agenda

 Thursday, March 30

Name Session Type
Thursday, March 30, 2023, 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Creating Social Justice with Computational Thinking: Teacher Education & STEM Fields Presentation
Cultivating a BRES Community at CUNY 
Fostering Student Advocacy in the Classroom: Empowering Students to Explore What It Means to Belong in Higher EducationPanel
Getting Started with Using Trauma-informed Teaching and Learning in the ClassroomWorkshop
Inclusivity Beyond Numbers: Asian/Asian American and Pacific Islanders at CUNYPresentation
Pedagogy Grounded in Reality: Incorporating Chattel Slavery’s Contribution to Business & Management into CurriculaWorkshop
The Inclusive WorkplaceWorkshop
The Perennial Challenge of the Italian American in Higher EducationPanel
Thursday, March 30, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bringing Black Joy and BIPOC History and Pop Culture into the Community College Classroom Presentation
Confronting Professional Inequities in Faculty Development ProgramsPanel Presentation
CUNY Students Communicate Slavery Histories to Thousands of Towns and CitiesPanel
From Margin to Center: Queer & Trans Advocacy at CUNYPanel
Lessons from the Sharing Economy: Addressing Student HomelessnessWorkshop
Moving from Headspace to Heartspace: Inclusion through Contemplative and Anti-Racist PracticesWorkshop with some Presentation Components
The Impact of Connecting and Mentoring Marginalized Faculty in AcademiaPanel
The Transformative Power of Social Justice Humor: Jewish Humor as a Specific ExamplePanel
We Can Only Teach What We Practice: Reparative Social Justice & Narrative Med @ CSOMPanel
Thursday, March 30, 2023, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Building a Sustainable Anti-Racist and Restorative Community on CampusPanel
Closing the SUNY/CUNY Faculty Access Gap for Minority StudentsPresentation
Facilitation of Inclusion When Students Manifest Verbal and Expression DifferencesInteractive Presentation
Prioritizing Learning: Transforming CUNY from the Classroom UpWorkshop
Sistahs in the C-Suite When Bureaucracy is Too MuchPresentation
The Youth Refugee Crisis: Advocating for Access to Resources for Acclimation in the NYC Public School SystemWorkshop
UDL Promotes Inclusion for Students with Emotional and Behavioral DifficultiesPresentation
Using Participatory Program Planning to Create Inclusive Academic ProgramsWorkshop
We Belong: Creating a Culture of Inclusivity at BMCCPanel
Thursday, March 30, 2023, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Keynote Address: Ruth Wilson GilmoreKeynote
Thursday, March 30, 2023, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Another Curriculum is Possible: Decolonization, Multi-Generational Voices, and the Creation of Cross Campus Native/Indigenous (N/I) Studies Initiatives at CUNYPoster
Challenges and Systemic Disadvantages Among First Generation Community College StudentsPoster
Creating Environmental Sustainability Case Studies for an Advanced Excel ClassPoster
Designing Inclusive Interdisciplinary Pedagogies in Bioinformatics through Student-Led InitiativesPoster
Genetic ancestry in Brazilian Black and Brown breast cancer patientsPoster
Honoring the SEEK Legacy – A Community of Restorative Practice Humanizing Curriculum and PedagogyPoster
How Educational Organizations Support Their Leaders of Color during Time of CrisisPoster
Institutional Support for Minority Languages in NYC Schools and Its Impact on Asian MinoritiesPoster
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Assessments to Develop Equity Action PlansPoster
Self Portraits: Explorations of IdentityPoster
Starting at CUNY During Two Pandemics: How CCNY’s SEEK Club Sustained a New CounselorPoster
Toward a Trauma-Informed Public Health Pedagogy Drawing on Lived ExperiencesPoster
Understanding neuropathic pain in Latinx patients with rheumatoid arthritisPoster
Understanding the Relationship between Hardiness and Academic Performance during COVIDPoster

 Friday, March 31

Name Session Type
Friday, March 31, 2023, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Antiracism in the Creative Writing Classroom: Toward a New PedagogyPanel/Workshop
Antisemitisms, Past and Present: How They Are Manifested at CUNYPanel
Bringing Linguistic Justice into DEI: Activism through Institutional EthnographyWorkshop
Creating Student Equity Internship Experiences to Address Social and Racial InequitiesPanel Discussion
Inclusive Language & Diversified Patient Populations & Settings: A Contemporary Case Based Approach in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Oriented Healthcare EducationPanel Discussion or Short Presentation
Inside and Outside the Classroom: 50+ Years of Ethnic Studies at the Borough of Manhattan Community CollegeDouble Roundtable #1
Making Data Actionable: Equity-Minded Actions to Reduce Equity Gaps in Mathematics Pathways SuccessWorkshop
Quantitative Literacy and Social Justice as Tools for Inclusive Transformative PedagogyPresentation
The Invisibility of Faculty and Staff of Color in Institutions of Higher Education: An earnest discussion about retention, mentoring and survival in academia.Panel Discussion
The Power of Music: Highlighting Music’s Ability to Heal, Promote Access and Build Community Panel
Friday, March 31, 2023, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Creating a Multilingual Campus and Classroom Ecology: Reflections and StrategiesPresentation and Reflective Exercise
Data in DEI: A Panel on using Data to inform DEI work and decision making on college campusesPanel
Decolonizing Public Speaking CoursesPanel
Decolonizing the Accounting Profession - The Accounting Program DEI AcceleratorWorkshop
Inside and Outside the Classroom: 50+ Years of Ethnic Studies at the Borough of Manhattan Community CollegeDouble Roundtable #2
Nursing Students Using Didactic to Prevent Black Pregnancy Related DeathsOral presentation and Powerpoints
Responding to Racialized Trauma: Liberatory Practices to Move ThroughInteractive Workshop
Teaching While Black and Male: Challenges and RewardsPresentation and Group Discussions
Thank You, #BRESIJumpstart: Reflections on Mentoring As A Site of Resistance & HealingPanel
The Future is Here: Place-based Pedagogy and Engagement as Inclusive PracticeWorkshop/Panel Presentation
Friday, March 31, 2023, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Buffet Lunch (Included) 
Friday, March 31, 2023, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Keynote Address: Loretta J. RossKeynote
Friday, March 31, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A tool to assess diversity, inclusion and equity in STEM: the STEM DEI syllabi rubricWorkshop
In Plain Sight: Trials and Triumphs of Building Black Studies Departments at CUNYPanel
Latinx for Whom? Reflections Upon Gender Neutrality in Shaping (Our) Latina/o IdentitiesIndividual Paper
Reflections on Challenges Experienced by International Faculty at CUNYPanel Discussion
Representation by Design: Exploring Where Minority Populations Exist in Two Design Spaces, Architecture and Graphic Design CanonPanel
Translanguaging in Higher Education: Disrupting normative teaching practicesPanel/Workshop
Friday, March 31, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
From Theory to Praxis: Using Anti-racist Pedagogy to Foster Student Sense of BelongingPanel
Lessons Learned in Implementing Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Teacher Education Presentation