Making a Just Society | Additional MIT Resources
"Today we need everyone who says they care, not just to care but to do their part to fight the injustices that threaten to destroy us all, that threaten to destroy people who look like me. If you say you care about the injustice in this nation and in this world, you have a role to play.”
— DiOnetta Jones Crayton, Associate Dean, Office of the Vice Chancellor; Director of the Office of Minority Education
RESOURCES FROM MIT ECONOMICS
MIT Libraries | Racial Justice and Anti-racist resources
The MIT Libraries and the MIT Press stand with Black Lives Matter and all who protest against systemic and recurring acts of violence against Black people.
See statement | Readings and Resources
MIT SHASS | Racial Equity & Social Justice
Collected Reading Lists
MIT Literature | Anti-Racist Solidarity Reading and Media List
The Literature section of MIT stands against racism and the policing policies that enforce it.
Distilled List of Readings and Media | Further List of Readings and Media
INSTITUTE LETTERS AND EVENTS
MIT President L. Rafael Reif
Commentary at the MIT Vigil
Letter in response to the killing of George Floyd
A Moment of Moral Urgency
Institute Community and Equity Officer John Dozier and Associate Provost Tim Jamison
Letter to the MIT Faculty, 12 June 2020
Webcast: In online vigil, MIT community shares grief, anger, and hope
“If you say you care about the injustice in this nation and in this world, you have a role to play,” said Associate Dean DiOnetta Jones Crayton.
Watch the Webcast
OFFICES AND PROJECTS
MIT | Institute Community and Equity Office
The ICEO mission is to advance a respectful and caring community that embraces diversity and empowers everyone to learn and do their best at MIT.
MIT Office of Minority Education
Website | Introductory Video
Office of Graduate Education | Diversity
The Office of Graduate Education (OGE)’s GradDiversity seeks to support the success of underrepresented and under-served graduate students at MIT. This takes place through a series of programs designed to strengthen recruitment, enhance community, and ignite development in academic, leadership, and professional skills
Free, online course materials
Racial and Ethnic Studies | Racial Justice | African American Matters
MIT Graduate Student Council Diversity & Inclusion Initiative
MIT Black Graduate Student Association
MIT Black Students Union
Supports numerous student, employee, and alumni groups as well as other departments and initiatives on campus aiming to foster equity, intersectionality, and the continuum of social justice.
MIT School Efficiency and Inequality Initiative
Strengthening schools and skills through research
MIT Black History Project
Researching, documenting, and sharing the legacy of Black life at MIT
PROGRAMS & PROJECTS
MLK Programs at MIT
Visiting Scholars, Annual Events, Leadership Award, Videos, Design Seminar
Statements on Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity
from the MIT academic departments
Comparative Media Studies / Writing
MAKING A JUST SOCIETY
Advancing social justice through music and media
It Must Be Now! explores subject matter that includes institutional racism; environmental, economic, gender, and health injustices; police brutality; and abolitionism.