Interfaith Literacy and Racial Justice Allies & Advocate Trainings

Racial Justice Allies & Advocates Training

Thursday, April 7th from 1-4pm

Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (51 E. Gregory Dr.)


Registration is now open for the Racial Justice Allies and Advocates training session on Thursday,  April 7th. The training is designed as an introduction to the subject of race and racism on campus. It aims to provide students, faculty, and staff with a core awareness of the structures of racism, its role in interpersonal relationships, and empower participants to work as allies by elevating the voices of underrepresented populations at the University of Illinois.

The training will take place on Thursday, April 7th from 1pm-4pm at the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center. Follow the link below to register by Monday April 4th. For more information, contact


Bringing Higher Education Professionals to the Interfaith Party

1-4pm, Friday, April 1st

Ikenberry SDRP Room 2050

(301 E. Gregory Dr.)


Higher education expert Dr. Kathy Goodman (Miami University – Oxford) will present a training for staff, faculty, and graduate students on the ways student affair professionals can best engage in interfaith work with students. This interactive training will include skills for creating a safe and tolerant campus climate. This session is a pre-conference for the Illinois Interfaith Conference. Register to attend this session and the entire conference at The Illinois Interfaith Conference is co-sponsored by a variety of campus and student organizations, and funded in part by SCPF, SORF, PCC, CRFB, and the Interfaith Youth Core’s Interfaith Leadership Lab.



Ross A. Wantland, M.Ed.

Director, Diversity & Social Justice Education

Advisor, Kappa Delta Chi Sorority

Chair, NASPA IV-E Spirituality & Religion in Higher Education KC

Diversity & Social Justice Education

1001 S. Wright St. (MC-410)

Room 5, Second Floor

Champaign, IL 61820