Mission: To cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training initiatives in alignment with the School of Public Health (SPH) Strategic Plan for Antiracism that increase understanding and engagement of antiracism, equity, inclusion and justice among faculty, staff, and students.

Purpose: The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Training Team (EDIT 2.0) is the central development group for DEI training in SPH. This team will support the realization of an antiracist school by developing training programs and initiatives rooted in various aspects of, but not limited to, antiracism, equity, inclusion, and justice within public health. The team will research, develop, and implement ongoing DEI training programs as well as review potential speakers and trainers.

Expectations of team members:

  • Team members will attend monthly meetings geared at planning and implementing training initiatives for the SPH community.
  • Team members will engage in their own learning and development around antiracism, equity, inclusion, and justice with the support of the Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
  • Team members will support and promote SPH schoolwide DEI training initiatives as well as departmental and division training initiatives.

Application for involvement:
Up to nine individuals will be selected as members of EDIT 2.0 for the 2021-22 academic year. All SPH faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: August 27, 2021

Team Members:
EDIT 2.0 team members will be announced in late August 2021.


Gayle Smaller Jr.

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