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Meat-Free Meals: Healthy, Sustainable Menu Options

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out for Food Day. Presenter, Ken Botts, is special projects manager for the UNT Dining Services and he discusses the meatless revolution and a case study of the nation's first vegan dining hall, Mean Greens. Botts explores the current food trends that made Mean Greens a possibility.
Date: October 24, 2013
Creator: Botts, Ken
Partner: University of North Texas

Breaking the Box: Gender Stereotypes and Sexual Violence

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation discusses how gender stereotyping can box people into social norms that may lead to abuse, defines and examines the scope of sexual violence, and discusses ways to prevent sexual violence.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Parker Goode, Sonya & Woods, Sean
Partner: University of North Texas

Discussing the Undiscussable

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation explores how to approach sensitive topics and set up boundaries for safe and engaging discussion.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Vankirk, Emily
Partner: University of North Texas

Creating Conscious Inclusion

Description: Presentation from the luncheon keynote with Howard J. Ross from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. In this presentation, Mr. Ross focuses on the material within his new book, Our Search for Belonging: How the Need for Connection is Tearing Our Culture Apart.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Ross, Howard J.
Partner: University of North Texas

Lean on Me: Consulting with Peers to Address Equity Challenges

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation discusses the intentional choices that the organization Education Opens Doors has made to address implicit bias within their Roadmap to Success program.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Godina, Sandra
Partner: University of North Texas

Moving from Unlikely to Likely Allies in the Academy

Description: Part one of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." This presentation by Dr. Karen L. Dace, editor of the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation" characterizes relationships between women of Color and White women in the academy.
Date: October 2016
Creator: Dace, Karen L.
Partner: University of North Texas

Redefined Cultural Relevance: the Afro-Latinx Experience

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation provides insight shedding light on the Afro Latinx identity through personal experience and focus on historical context showcasing the importance of this diverse population.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Segura, Gina M.
Partner: University of North Texas

Preventing Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation at UNT: Policies and Title IX

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation explores the role of the Office of Equal Opportunity at UNT, the policies it enforces prohibiting discrimination and harassment, and the Title IX requirements pertaining to sexual misconduct.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Jenkins, Jarrod & Carter, Alisha
Partner: University of North Texas

In The Emergency of the "N" Word, Make Sure to Use AAA

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation includes a discussion of the history of the very controversial “N” word, a word marked as derogatory for African Americans. It seeks to answer the age old question “Can I say it?” With that regard, one should always utilize AAA when in question. That is Access, Authority, and Authenticity: consider each and its bearing on you and the word, your position, and your intent.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Gurley, Alexandria
Partner: University of North Texas

Incorporating Equity into the Tenure Process

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation examines the promotion and tenure process and presents ways to incorporate equity into the process.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: McBride, Ameerah
Partner: University of North Texas

Understanding White Privilege--An Introduction

Description: Part two of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." This presentation by Dr. Frances E. Kendall, author of the chapter “A White Woman Talks to Other White Women," unpacks the concept of privilege, and dissects the institutional nature of white privilege.
Date: April 20, 2017
Creator: Kendall, Frances E.
Partner: University of North Texas

Unlikely Allies: Creating a Space for Difficult Conversations Across Race and Culture

Description: Part three of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." This presentation by Dr. Theresa Torres, author of the chapter “A Latina Testimonio: Challenges as an Academic, Issues of Difference, and a Call for Solidarity with White Female Academics” and her colleague, diversity expert and independent scholar Lisa McCarty, examines how privilege can be leveraged to build relationships with allies.
Date: November 14, 2017
Creator: Torres, Theresa & McCarty, Lisa
Partner: University of North Texas

America, this is not a drill: Sounding the Alarm Against White Supremacy

Description: Presentation from the social justice keynote with Dr. Jalane Schmidt from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. In this presentation, Dr. Schmidt issues a call to action that will equip listeners to take immediate action against the recent rise of white nationalism and against the long-standing legacy of white supremacy.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Schmidt, Jalane
Partner: University of North Texas

Supporting Undocumented Students Through Best Practices and Coalition Building

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation focuses on best practices and coalition building across institutions of higher education while thinking beyond the stigma of illegality in order to support undocumented students in times of uncertainty.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Nuñez-Janes, Mariela; Perfecto, Rebecca & Tapia-Fuselier, Nick
Partner: University of North Texas