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... where pods create first drafts of anti-racist policies and resources

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  • URGE provided pods with an anti-racist curriculum that aimed to deepen the community’s knowledge of the effects of racism on the participation and retention of Black, Brown, and Indigenous people in Geoscience
  • This curriculum drew on existing literature, expert opinions, and personal experiences to help participating pods develop anti-racist policies and strategies
  • Pods shared their developed anti-racist policies and strategies with the rest of the Geoscience community
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URGE is supported by the National Science Foundation under grants EAR-1714909 and EAR-2126109, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. The opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed on this website are those of the URGE leadership team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, or Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

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