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DEI Events

To advance and promote our commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus community, MCPHS students, faculty, and staff invest in a wide range of programming and initiatives. From speakers and workshops to trainings and panels, there are numerous ways to be part of the activities and the transformation around diversity and inclusion on campus. Creating a truly diverse and inclusive organization is everyone’s responsibility. Become part of the conversation with us.

Save the Date
24th Annual Colleges of the Fenway MLK Breakfast

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January 28, 2022 | 9 AM to 10:30AM
Hosted by Mass Art

Each year, the Colleges of the Fenway celebrate the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a shared event for faculty and staff. The event includes guest speakers, performances and the announcement of the winner of the COF MLK Inclusive Service Award.

Past Events

Veterans Day
November 11, 2021

On Veterans Day, in conjunction with our Diversity Equity and Inclusion Taskforce, the University celebrated the service of all military veterans. In honor of Veterans Day, the University Veterans Education Team (UVET) coordinated several campus-wide and virtual events to recognize our veterans, service members and military families at MCPHS.

Unconscious Bias: Understanding Bias to Unleash Potential™
October 13, 2021, and October 26, 2021

More than 430 faculty and staff along with more than 40 senior leaders attended Unconscious Bias: Understanding Bias to Unleash Potential™ to develop their understanding of biases and foster a campus climate of inclusion and cultural competence among students, faculty, staff, and other key members of our community.

The Humanities and Ethics of Black Maternal Mortality
October 21, 2021

Using the principles of bioethics and the methodologies of medical humanities, Dr. Keisha Ray explores explanations and solutions to contemporary Black maternal mortality rates.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day
October 11, 2021

MCPHS respectfully acknowledges that the land that we learn, work, live, and commune on is the original N’dakinna (homelands) of Indigenous People who have stewarded it throughout hundreds of generations and are still connected to this land on which we gather.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021
October 2021

The theme for NDEAM 2021, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Juneteenth, Then and Now: A Conversation on Being the Change Through Arts and Activism
June 19, 2021

The Colleges of the Fenway hosted a virtual event with three keynote panelists to talk about arts and activism in light of Juneteenth.