Living While Black, Racism and Injustice, Tobacco-free Deadline

 June 15, 2020

Living While Black: A University-wide Event
Encourage your staff to participate in an online event on Tuesday for the entire Duke community. The event will be held from  9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and will feature a distinguished group of speakers from our Black community at Duke. Faculty scholars will discuss the background, dimensions and impact of racism and racist policies and structures, and students and staff will share their perspectives and insights. The discussion will also focus on actionable steps to move forward. 

Racism and Injustice: A Conversation on Navigating the Turmoil and Pain
Working@Duke talked with Luke Powery, dean of Duke University Chapel, and Kim Hewitt, vice president for the Office for Institutional Equity, about next steps and navigating the pain of racialized incidents. Watch the video here.

Resources to Promote the Tobacco-Free Deadline: July 1, 2020
With the deadline for the effective date of the new Tobacco-Free Campus policy only a few weeks away, managers are encouraged to remind their staff and share available resources for cessation programs. The communication toolkit includes fliers, presentations, statements for visitor communications and more.