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News & Events2021-12-14T10:30:47-08:00


List of USC Race & Equity Center News

Center Report Uses Research To Fight Attacks On DEI

A dozen expert scholars authored a new report that counters misinformation, disinformation, exaggerations, and lies about DEI in higher education. The 62-page document was inspired by a recent congressional hearing that overflowed with inaccuracies from Republicans.

March 19, 2024|

Shaun Harper Joins Policy School Faculty

Photo by Shon Fuller In a video praising the largest-ever research project on Black and Latino boys attending public high schools across New York City, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan applauded Shaun Harper’s intellectual leadership and predicted his study [...]

October 27, 2023|

Center Launches Campaign to Fight Anti-DEI Efforts

Establishing the National DEI Defense Fund is one of many ways the USC Race and Equity Center is countering politicized efforts to ban books, eliminate diversity and inclusion educational programs, and suppress the teaching of truths about America’s racial past and present. [...]

June 22, 2023|

K-12 Practice Brief Release

This report is intended for every K-12 school district and all schools across America. It introduces some reflective questions, eight practical leadership strategies for K-12 leaders advancing racial equity, and numerous concrete actions that will deepen and sustain racial equity initiatives [...]

May 2, 2023|

Harper, Emdin Ranked Among Most Influential

The 200 most influential professors in the field of education are ranked in Education Week each year. Two center scholars, Shaun Harper and Chris Emdin, are ranked #4 and #49, respectively, in the 2023 rankings released today. Harper has been on the [...]

January 5, 2023|



List of USC Race & Equity Center Events