The Department of Global Health is committed to action to end racism and white supremacy in our department, at our institution and throughout society. We stand in solidarity with organizations and movements that share these goals.
In September 2020, DGH developed the Action Plan to Address Racism and White Supremacy to outline specific actions that the department would take to fight racism within our institution, as part of our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) goals. These actions were developed jointly by the DGH leadership team and the DGH DEI Committee, with input from DGH students, faculty and staff. In September 2021, the DGH DEI Committee revised the Action Plan to reflect evolving priorities and needs. Building on the first action plan, the revised plan aims to: