Association of American Colleges and Universities
“Driving Institutional Change: Building Upon the Invisible Labor and Lived Experiences of Black, Minoritized, and Underrepresented Employees”
Presenters: Dr. Jalin B. Johnson, Dr. Nakisha Castillo and Dr. Hawani Negussie
This session centers a review and discussion of the invisible labor and emotional currency drawn upon when building forums, keynote presentations, facilitated workshops, mentoring, volunteer efforts and organized talks surrounding justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (J.E.D.I.) The many intricacies involved with implementing grass roots efforts, imperative for shifting university culture, leading to the development of dedicated efforts in this area, are discussed.