Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance (LACRELA)

In 2020, the University of Richmond joined the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance (LACRELA).

Membership to LACRELA affords UR access to several resources, including participation in LACRELA eConvenings. All of the session titles are listed here. If you are interested in access to a session recording, please contact Johhneisha Taylor at

Leading Productive Conversations About Racism 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Fostering and Sustaining Inclusive Classrooms for Students of Color
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 

Accountability and Incentives for Advancing Racial Equity 
Monday, April 5, 2021 

Confronting Explicit Acts of Racism and Racial Violence on Campus
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 

Disaggregating Data to Identify Racial Inequities 
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 

Recovering from COVID-19 Racial Inequities 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 

Teaching the Truth About Slavery and America’s Racial History 
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 

Strategically Hiring Faculty of Color
Thursday, September 16, 2021 

Supporting and Retaining Faculty of Color
Monday, October 4, 2021 

Recruiting and Strategically Diversifying Staff at All Levels 
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 

Creating Equitable Pathways to Leadership Roles for Employees of Color 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 

Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance eConvening - Meaningfully Integrating Racial Topics  Across the Curriculum 
Monday, January 24, 2022