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Diversity Academy


Welcome to the Diversity Academy Libguide. Here you will find suggested resources for furthering your education on topics covered by our Diversity Academy program. All resources on this libguide will be available for free either through the SUNY Erie library system, the public library system or online. If you have other resources you would like us to add to this libguide please feel free to contact the librarian maintaining this libguide: Allison Fischer

Current Issues

Since the summer of 2020, the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable’s Rapid Response Policy Task Force has been monitoring legislation aligned with the Roundtable’s 10-Pt agenda for support. Recently, they were notified that legislation to create an Office of Racial Equity in the NYS Executive Branch and legislation requiring Implicit Bias Training for all NYS workers, Co-Sponsored by Senator Tim Kennedy and Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, passed the NYS Senate. The next steps are approval in the New York State Assembly and then to the Governor’s desk. Below are links to the Twitter feeds for the legislation. Thank you to Felicia R. Beard, Senior Director, Racial Equity Initiatives, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo for sharing this exciting and important news!

General EDIAR articles

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office

For more information on Diversity Academy, contact :

Tracy Archie

South Campus

Building 1, Room 1101F

(716) 851-1118