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Racial Justice Allies and Advocates Training

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Spring 2023

Are you interested in better understanding racism and learning how to be better ally for people of color?  The Racial Justice Allies and Advocates Training program is designed to provide students, faculty, and staff with a core awareness of the structures of racism, its role in interpersonal relationships, and empower allies to elevate the voices of underrepresented populations at the University of Illinois.

Racial Justice Allies and Advocates 1.0 trainings will be held this semester on the following dates:

In Person - Tuesday, January 31st, 1-4 PM

Virtual - Thursday, February 2nd, 1-4 PM

Virtual - Tuesday, February 7th, 1-4 PM

In Person - Tuesday, February 28th, 1-4 PM

In Person - Wednesday, April 5th, 9 AM - Noon

In Person - Friday, April 28th, 9 AM - Noon

Register for one of these sessions at

The Racial Justice Allies & Advocates Training is presented by Diversity & Social Justice Education in conjunction with partners from across Student and Academic Affairs.  For more information, contact Michelle Naese, Assistant Director of Alllyship & Solidarity, at