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2023 Inclusion Summit: ACTivating Advocacy

Date & Time

Friday, September 29, 2023, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.


Lectures & Speakers


Livingston Student Center

Inclusion Summit: ACTivating Advocacy

The 2023 Inclusion Summit: ACTivating Advocacy challenges our Rutgers-NB community to commit to action to enhance equity, inclusion and diversity on campus. The Summit brings together students, postdoctoral researchers, staff, and faculty to learn strategies for promoting inclusion and equity, become inspired by the grassroots efforts taking place across campus, and build connections and partnerships as we work towards becoming a beloved community.

Registration is now closed.

Time Event Title
8:30-9:00 AM


9:00-9:15 AM

Introduction Video and Welcome

Crystal Bedley, Senior Director of the Tyler Clementi Center for Diversity Education and Prevention

9:15-10:45 AM

ACTivating Advocacy Interactive Theater Performance

Marshall Jones III, Associate Dean for Equity, Mason Gross School of the Arts

10:45-11:00 AM


11:00-12:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions

How RU EngAGING? A Discussion on Centering Age-Inclusivity at Rutgers

Tracy Davis and Lauren Snedeker

How Faculty Can Address Student Basic Needs Insecurities at Rutgers-New Brunswick

Cara Cuite, Steph Brescia, Phillip Smith

Gender Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Melinda Magnin and A Pollicino

12:00-1:00 PM


1:00-2:30 PM
Concurrent Sessions

SCREAM Theater

Erin Synder and cast

Yoga Tools for Realizing Inclusiveness

Tracy Chang

Community Building Circle (in-person only)

Kaylin Padovano and Brianna Livelli

2:30-3:00 PM