Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Newsletters

November EDI

Included in November's EDI newsletter:

Native American Heritage Month

Where we celebrate diverse cultures, traditions, and history to acknowledge the important contribution of Native people, as well as the unique challenges they have faced.

October 2022 EDI

Included in October's EDI Newsletter:

LGBTQ+ History Month

A month to recognize individuals who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. Duke wants every person from every background to feel supported, welcomed, and included. 

September 2022 EDI

Included in September's EDI Newsletter:

Honoring Hispanic and Latino Team Members and Communities

A month spent celebrating and honoring the history, culture, and contribution of those whose ancestors came from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Spain. Hispanics and Latinos lead and deliver critical components of Duke's mission, excelling in all roles and at all levels of our organization.

June 2022 EDI

Included in June's EDI newsletter:

Pride Month

We recognized our LGBTQ+ leaders, students, staff, allies, patients and families.

April 2022 EDI

Included in April's EDI Newsletter:

Conversations with Colleagues | Racial Justice: Deeper Dive Series

6-week transformative experience exploring the origins of systematic racism, understanding our own implicit biases, and learning what we can do to impact our community positively. The curriculum includes mixed media to engage all learning styles. Due to the nature of this experience, we ask all attendees to commit to completing the series, allowing participants to build relationships with members of their cohort. 



March 2022 Newsletter

Included in March's EDI Newsletter:

Women's History Month

A time to honor and reflect upon women's contributions to history, culture and society, which are often overlooked. It's been observed annually in the United States since 1987.

January 2022 EDI Newsletter

Included in January's EDI Newsletter:

29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet

Duke Eye Center is the proud support of the 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet hosted by the Duke University Chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) on January 22nd, 2022 Join us for several events in the upcoming week to help us celebrate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and all of those who fought for equality.