Stetson hosts events to raise awareness about discrimination for diversity week

Stetson’s Gulfport campus hosted a series of events during diversity week, Feb. 29-March 4, to raise awareness about discrimination.

Professor Rebecca Morgan led a discussion with students on ageism.

Professor Rebecca Morgan, co-director of the Center for Excellence in Elder Law,  led a discussion with students on ageism. Photo by Karun Rivero, 2L.

An evening film and discussion on Feb. 25, “Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequality,” hosted by the Social Justice Advocacy Concentration at Stetson, kicked off the series.

Events for faculty, staff and students included a program on poverty, homelessness and social justice on Feb. 29; a program on being black in America on March 1; a diversity banquet on March 2; lunchtime talk with Professor Rebecca Morgan on the topic of ageism as part of the “Pizza with Professors” series on March 3; and an evening presentation on diversity in the U.S. military on March 3 (read more in this Weekly Challenger feature).