Anti-racism is not an outcome, it's a commitment."
—Pawan Dhingra

Our Commitment

The CTL grew out of collaborative efforts from across the College. We have been Winter 2019 Diversity and Democracy invested in inclusive teaching since our founding in 2017 and are committed to assessing our internal practices and outward facing support and programming to help Amherst College address systemic inequities and marginalizing practices in order to grow toward being an anti-racist institution. We are motivated and inspired by the work of our students, faculty, and fellow staff in this area and are ready to shoulder this work in partnership with you.

Read more about the CTL's ongoing initiatives.

Image: Diversity & Democracy article: Being Human in STEM: Moving from Student Protest to Institutional Progressby Sheila Jaswal


Anti-Racist Pedagogy Conversation Series (2021)

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Working toward being an anti-racist institution

Amherst community members came together six times during the Spring 2021 semester for conversations about various aspects of anti-racist pedagogy.

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