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The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is committed to the work necessary to create long-lasting, foundational change in the realms of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We work diligently, across UCO’s campus and within our community to promote and foster a society that truly values and celebrates diversity. We invite you to explore the resources that we have gathered, from curated reading lists and training opportunities to past recordings of innovative programming, as you begin your own journey of learning about and maybe even practicing social justice.

Also find more relevant tools and information on the Resources to Advance Equity and Inclusion website.

Equity Resources

Self Care Resources

UCO Center for Counseling and Well-Being

The Steven Foundation
The Steve Fund is dedicated to supporting the mental health and emotional well-being
of young people of color.

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)
Promotes the mental health and well being of the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities

Mental Health Association Oklahoma
Dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders, and achieving victory over mental illness through advocacy, education, research, service, and housing.

The Diversity Center of Oklahoma Inc.
Mission is to reduce barriers in the Gender Diverse & LGBTQ+ communities and their families, including disenfranchised and marginalized people of color by providing quality primary health care treatment, and behavioral health treatment, along with additional complimentary health care services

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Oklahoma (NAMI)
24 Hour Hotline: 1-800-522-9054
Crisis Text Line: Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis support via text

National Suicide Prevention LifeLine: 1-800-273-8255

Tribal Behavioral Health Resource Guide

Educational Resources

Navigating Racial Trauma

After the March: What's Next?

The Conversation: Stonewall, Civil Rights and Pride

How to Support Your Students During Social Unrest

HomeIsHere: A Panel Discussion on DACA

Activism: The Student Perspective

Navigating Racial Trauma

In response to recent events, UCO's Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a panel to discuss how best to navigate racial trauma. Listen to our esteemed panel of counselors and activist as they discuss the nuances of racial trauma and how to begin the healing process.

After the March: What’s Next?

Demonstrations are only the beginning when working to confront institutionalized racism and inequality. UCO's Office of Diversity and Inclusion assembled a panel of dynamic community activist who engaged in a thought-provoking discussion on what it truly takes to create lasting change beyond just the 'March for Justice.'

The Conversation: Stonewall, Civil Rights, and Pride

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion invited campus partners to come together to dive-deeper into the significance of the anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion, a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on civil rights and the celebration of Pride month. The presentation also explored what the future looks like for LGBTQ+ faculty, staff and students.

How to Support Your Students During Social Unrest

UCO's Office of Diversity and Inclusion engages in a conversation regarding how best to support your student during social unrest. At the end of this conversation, we provide a brief introduction to our SHARP framework designed to help advocates better engage with their students.

HomeIsHere: A Panel Discussion on DACA

In this timely discussion, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosts a panel of incredible individuals to discuss the impact of the SCOTUS decision regarding DACA and Dreamers.

Activism: The Student Perspective

Hear from our student leaders as they discuss Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and what it means to be an Activist during today's social climate.