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Via Campus Reform:

The University of Rhode Island sponsored a “Social Justice in Higher Education” conference, with speakers discussing topics such as “White Accountability,” “Addressing Microaggressions,” and more.

The conference was put on Wednesday by the New England College Personnel Association, with the University of Rhode Island being a co-sponsor. The focus of this year’s conference is specifically promoting “social justice education” and giving schools tips on how to educate students better on “anti-oppressive, liberatory, and critical frameworks,” according to the description. […]

“Supporting a Culture of White Accountability on Campus” was hosted by Trish Moran and Emma Johnson, both graduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The session seeks to describe how white persons’ accountability groups (WPAGs) are a force against racism.

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