Resources

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), FAU is proud to be a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).

Student Benefits

Current students are eligible for HACU scholarships and internships. Further information can be found at https://www.hacu.net/hacu/HACU_Student_Programs.asp

Since 2004 FAU students have accessed internships worth $243,734 and scholarships worth $6,300.

Faculty and Staff Benefits

Faculty and staff can attend the HACU annual conference at a discounted price. Rates and information can be found here: https://www.hacu.net/assnfe/ev.asp?ID=314

 

Diversity Abroad

The Diversity Abroad Network is the leading professional consortium of educational institutions, government agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations dedicated to advancing diversity and inclusive good practices that increase access, achieve equitable diversity and foster inclusive excellence in global education.

Faculty and Staff can access Diversity Abroad’s resources by setting up an account under FAU’s institutional membership: https://www.diversitynetwork.org/general/pick_username.asp

Resources include:

  • Diversity & Inclusive Good Practice Guidelines
  • Advising Resources
  • Grants for Professional Learning & Development
  • Discount for the annual conference

 

Race Relations

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Center for Inclusion, Diversity Education, and Advocacy

The Center for Inclusion, Diversity Education, and Advocacy (IDEAs) promotes the academic and personal growth of traditionally underserved students. The office collaborates with the campus community to create an institutional and community climate of social justice. We promote access and equity in higher education and offer programs that educate the campus about diversity. In addition, we incorporate student learning and development; enhance student overall educational experiences; provide access to academic, social, cultural, recreational and other group activities; provide opportunities for intentional interaction, engagement and integration.

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Students Online Training

All students are enrolled in the new program. Completing the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Students by EverFi is a significant step in helping Florida Atlantic University welcome diversity, address ongoing societal problems and uphold the university’s commitment to equity and inclusion. As one of the most culturally diverse universities in the country, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Students is an integral part of our university’s effort to continue to provide varied educational, leadership and engagement opportunities that successfully support all students. In doing so, members of the FAU community can learn and discuss issues related to diversity, inclusion and equity in a respectful teaching and learning environment.

 

Listing of LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges & Universities

The Campus Pride Index is a vital tool for assisting campuses in learning ways to improve their LGBTQ campus life and ultimately shape the educational experience to be more inclusive, welcoming and respectful of LGBTQ and ally people.

 

Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education (CHHRE)

The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education was established to prepare school district professionals and support staff to implement Florida Statue 10003:42: Required Instruction of the Holocaust, by providing professional learning opportunities. The Center provides direct services to educators in Southeastern Florida by teaching the history of the Holocaust to combat prejudice, hatred and indifference; to apply the lessons of the Holocaust to understand the consequences of prejudice and bigotry; to identify behaviors that discriminate against people; to know when and how we on behalf of others whether we know them or not; and to become active citizens who are able to uphold the dignity of all people.

 

Black Wellness Guide

Developed by Chantal Feitosa, The guide features everything from movement, food justice, meditation and media resources. It is also a living document and the team updates the guide with upcoming events and new resources on a regular basis

 

Black Voices Matter by All American Entertainment (AAE)

All American Speakers Bureau, a division of All American Entertainment (AAE), is a full-service talent booking agency dedicated to representing the interests of meeting and event planners. AAE believes it's their responsibility to share the voices that need to be amplified. These are the voices we are learning from and listening to.

 

For those who may have questions about the movement and experiences of Black and Brown people, we encourage you to seek out the various resources and to begin to educate yourself. To assist with this process, please consider utilizing resources listed below:

Black Lives Matter - Founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer, Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc. is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. The website also includes a list of BLM local chapters.

Black Visions Collective – A Minnesota-based organization dedicated to developing Minnesota’s emerging Black leadership and committed to dismantling systems of oppression and violence.

Activism & Allyship Guide – This document (prepared by the Black@ Airbnb Employee Resource Group) lists actions, films, books, discussion guides, and organizations needing support.

Campaign Zero – A campaign to end police violence in America by limiting police interventions, improving community interactions, and ensuring accountability.

Know Your Rights Camp – The mission of Know Your Rights Camp is to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders.

Police Use of Force Project – A project of Campaign Zero committed to ending police violence through use of force police change; Includes a review and index of the use of force policies of the 100 largest city police departments in the US.

Unicorn Riot - Unicorn Riot is a decentralized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization of artists and journalists dedicated to exposing root causes of dynamic social and environmental issues through amplifying stories and exploring sustainable alternatives in today’s globalized world.

For those who may have questions about the movement and experiences of Black and Brown people, we encourage you to seek out the various resources and to begin to educate yourself. To assist with this process, please consider utilizing resources listed below:

 

The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE)

The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) is a nonprofit organization, established in 1981, dedicated to furthering the expansion of college opportunities for low-income, first-generation students, and students with disabilities in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., the Pacific Islands, and Puerto Rico. Its membership includes more than 1,000 colleges and agencies. Through its numerous membership services, the Council works in conjunction with colleges, universities, and agencies to help low-income students enter college and graduate. Over a million low-income students and students with disabilities each year receive college access and retention services through our member colleges and agencies.