Cultural Diversity, Diversity Conferences

Calendar of Events

Saturday, March 11

15th Annual Black Heritage Gala
Hosted by the City of Rochester

6 p.m.  to Midnight
Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E Main Street.
Tickets: $60 per person - can be purchased from City Hall, Room 100-A.

The Black Heritage Committee is a group of 24 City of Rochester employees who meet year-round to plan events and projects throughout the year.  Black Heritage Committee members: Rosalind Brooks-Harris; Condenessa Brown; Jackie Campbell (retired); Tynise Edwards; Lynette Griffin; David Haygood, Jr.; Tymothi Howard; Kim Jones; Anthony Jordan; Montina Langston; Paris McGruder; Leonard Merritt; Constance Mitchell-Jefferson; Darlene Rogers ; Loretta Scott; Sandra Simon; Nathaniel Smith; Donald Starver; Angelica Stringer; Caroline Thomas; Sara Valencia; Gloria Ward (retired); Hazel Washington; and Carol Wheeler.

For more information, call (585) 428-9857 or

Friday, March 31

2017 University-wide Annual Diversity Conference

This event is sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity.

Featuring Dr. Shakti Butler
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Strong Auditorium, River Campus
University of Rochester

For information about workshop proposals, please visit here. Deadline to submit a proposal for a workshop is Thursday, January 26th. To submit a poster proposal, please visit here. For general conference information, please visit here.

Saturday, April 29

4th Annual Community Summit on Race

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