The purpose of this collective is to support, and center students, postdocs & staff who are underrepresented in academia. This collective is a space where we prioritize and uplift Black, Indigenous people, people of Color, LGBTQ+ students postdocs & staff, students postdocs & staff with disabilities, or people who transcend multiple identities in the College of the Environment.
Our ultimate objective in CEI is to strengthen our communities, support, and uplift one another. This collective is a welcoming space for any CoE member or UW member dedicated to dismantling systemic racism. Our collective was created to push initiatives/petitions that prioritize the health, & success of marginalized peoples in the College of the Environment and across UW.
● Support UW initiatives and demands centered on dismantling institutional & systemic racism & anti-Blackness
● Empower ourselves and others within the Community Equity Initiative
● Build a coalition across UW departments and colleges