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Fall Quarter - Black @ Stanford
We design our fall quarter curriculum to reinforce our students' sense of belonging at Stanford.
- Black faculty and staff share their educational experiences and career trajectories.
- We do a weekend retreat to help them build community with each other and their student mentors.
- We provide multiple opportunities for them to network with alumni.
- They hair from Felicia Smith, our Racial Justice & Social Equity Librarian and learn about our Black @ Stanford archives. Click here to visit our Black @ Stanford virtual exhibit.
- For their final project they have to produce an infographic highlighting an aspect of Black life at Stanford.
Winter Quarter - Utopia Project
Winter quarter asks our scholars to work in groups to imagine a Black Utopia. This project allow them to think about the type of future they want to create.
- We hire a cohort of undergraduate and graduate students to mentor each group of scholars. Click here to learn about our EHJS mentors.
- Two more faculty or staff members share their testimonies about their careers and passions.
- We have them attend at least one Black Liberation Month event as way to destress and be in community during February.
- Their final is a news report that shares all the information about their utopia with the class.
Spring Quarter - Skill building
Spring quarter is focused on skill building. Our undergraduate and graduate mentors lead a series of workshops and presentations that prepare our scholars for the next stage of their undergraduate careers.