Washington College is committed to fostering a stronger culture of equity and inclusion 在校园和社区.
多样性是一项人力资产. 它表示任何显著的区别 one individual from another is considered a human quality to be treasured and included in the social dynamic, instead of being considered a hurdle for human interaction 和理解. 拥抱多样性通常意味着价值观和心态的转变.
Being diverse is not enough, if social relations are not fair and only a few individuals 可以成功. 对多样性的渴望和对多样性的有效增加是我们的目标 追求社会正义的第一步. 代表性不足群体的多样性日益增加 或者在道德上被边缘化的群体. 一旦多样性增加， 包容和融合开始发挥作用. 包容意味着为个人提供 一种可能超越个人群体身份的归属感. 一种文化 包容强化了个人对更大群体的依恋. 包括一次, individuals need to feel that their chances to succeed are as equal as anybody else’s. 一种文化 of equity guarantees that people would be able to access the necessary resources 为他们自己的成功和他们的多元社区的成功干杯.
We, the students, faculty, staff, and Board of 访问ors and Governors of Washington 大学，欢迎，邀请，重视和支持个人的多元化社区. We 努力创造一个所有人都能学习、工作和茁壮成长的地方. 我们相信 worth, dignity, and safety of human beings of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, gender identities and/or expressions, sexual orientations, socioeconomic statuses, cultural backgrounds, cognitive or physical abilities, emotional and behavioral characteristics, 年龄，教育程度. 在追求学术卓越的过程中，我们努力 be a community made up of people from a variety of backgrounds with differing perspectives, life experiences, religious, philosophical, and political beliefs, lifestyles, and 意识形态.
We pledge to create a respectful and supportive environment for collaboration, empathy, and the building of meaningful relationships among members 九州娱乐官网. We commit to fostering a more equitable, inclusive, and engaged community that embraces 每个人给校园带来的复杂性.
- We will empower all members to contribute ideas, ask questions, contest assumptions, 并通过公民辩论修正观点.
- We will confront and challenge attempts to dehumanize others through prejudiced attitudes, behaviors, and practices that exclude, demean, or marginalize any individual or group.
- We will encourage alumni, parents, visitors, guests, and the wider community to respect 并接受我们所体现的价值观和行为.
Our promise is to cultivate a continuous desire and ability to understand and meaningfully engage with different perspectives and experiences, including those of historically 代表性不足和被边缘化的群体. 我们力求为充分的知识分子做出贡献 and emotional development of every person and to the enrichment of our local, regional, 国家和全球社区.
Chesapeake Heartland is a collaboration between the National Museum of African American 历史 and culture, Washington College, and an array of local organizations including 萨姆纳大厅，肯特文化联盟和肯特县公共图书馆. 它的使命是 to preserve, digitize, interpret, and make accessible materials related to African 肯特县的美国历史和文化.切萨皮克腹地
Since the Spring of 2018, Professor of 历史 Carol Wilson has led teams of undergraduates investigating Washington College's connection to enslavement, sharing the stories of slaveholders associated with the institution as well as those of enslaved people 自由的黑人在校园里工作.
The 跨文化大使 (IAs) are students from diverse backgrounds that represent 不同的文化和生活经历. IAs代表的身份包括:第一代 students, the LGBT community, international students, students of color, faith and non-faith efforts on campus, gender, students with disabilities, non-traditional students, 以及来自低社会经济背景的学生. 大使们起联络人的作用 to the office by providing programming and outreach opportunities that support these specific communities to create a better understanding of different cultural experiences. IAs develop the monthly office newsletters, market events, and manage social media 账户.
The goal of LatinX Heritage Month, each September, is for students and our campus community to experience the beauty and complexity of Spanish culture, and hopefully gained more appreciation of Spanish-speaking cultures and their legacies in the US. 2019年拉丁文化遗产月邀请了Dr. 保罗·奥尔蒂斯(佛罗里达大学)和活动家 Josie Valadez Freire.
During 黑人历史 Month in February, we honor the too-often neglected accomplishments 美国黑人在各个领域的努力.S. 历史. 黑人历史 2020年1月包括纪念马丁·路德·金的一天.美国黑人的一天 Read-In, the MLK Read-In, racial equity training, a talk by author David Blight, and MSG蓝调三重奏音乐会，以及其他许多活动.
Members of the College community join hands with community partners to celebrate 遗产日和社区团结日.
九州娱乐官网历史项目 takes as its charge the honest and forthright examination of the institution’s troubling historical legacy of racism and the urgent need to acknowledge and reconcile this history in order to dismantle racial injustices 在现在. 该项目由总统于2020年夏天启动 of the College, is the institution's path forward toward change on our campus and 在我们的校园文化中回应这一历史遗产.
This center, located in the Casey Academic Center, provides the College community with cultural, educational, and social events that uniquely illuminate the particular 非洲裔美国人的经历.
- the development of innovative approaches to provide social activities for the students 九州娱乐官网
- providing a physical space that reflects the perspectives, values and culture of Black 学生和人民
- providing cultural, intellectual, and emotional support to all Black students and 较大的黑人社区
- supporting and challenging students interested in culturally-centered leadership, and becoming an integral part of the College’s effort to provide multicultural education 为更大的切斯特镇社区服务.