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Racial Justice Allies and Advocates Training

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Fall 2022

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.

RJAA trainings will be held in-person this semester on the following dates:

Thursday, October 20th 9am-12pm

Wednesday, November 2nd 1-4pm

Tuesday, November 15th 1-4pm

Tuesday, November 29th 9am-12pm

Friday, December 9th 1-4pm

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 the program coordinator, Michelle Naese, at