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Social Equity


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Social Equity

13/15 University Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2433
Fax: 610-436-3164


The Office of Social Equity (OSE) provides leadership, coordination and information to help West Chester University achieve its commitments to the principles of equity, diversity and affirmative action. OSE consistently monitors a number of policies to promote diversity and inclusion and to eliminate discriminatory behaviors on campus.

Through collaborative efforts, we help to foster an inclusive and civil community.

WCU Celebrates Diversity

The WCU Celebrates Diversity Series is offered to the increasingly complex and diverse West Chester University community to heighten our ability to understand and appreciate our differences and to create an inclusive and respectful environment. This Series is presented by the OSE though the collaborative efforts of the campus community.

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News and Updates

Bending the Digital Arc Toward Justice with Andrea Plaid

On March 4, 2PM in Sykes Theatre, Andrea Plaid, widely-published associate editor of the award-winning blog Racialicious, is stopping by WCU to talk feminism, race, and privilege in today's media culture. This timely and engaging lecture will examine how feminists of color have brought the idea of intersectionality to the world of social media. Contact the Women's Center at 610-436-2122 for more information.

Breaking the Silence Against Modern Day Lynching

On Tuesday, March 11th at 12:30PM in Sykes Ballroom C, WCU Professor Dean Johnson will discuss his community organizing with The SpiritHouse Project. One of the primary campaigns of the SpiritHouse is investigating and telling the stories of the mysterious deaths of young black and Latino men. For more information contact the Office of Social Equity at 610-436-2433.