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University of Maine to host online Racial Justice Challenge

The Racial Justice Challenge is open to the public and free to take part in.
Credit: University of Maine

MAINE, USA — During the week of August 3-7, UMO will host an online event where participants will receive an email with tasks designed to have them learn, listen, share, and take action regarding racism and anti-racism.

This event was organized by The University of Maine Raymond H. Fogler Library and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion have entitled it the "Racial Justice Challenge.

Jen Bonnet, Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian, Madelyn Woods, PhD student in Earth & Climate Sciences, and Anila Karunakar, Director of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, are the organizers of the event. They say they hope participants will use the daily emails to incite change within themselves.

All those interested can register on the UMaine Raymond H. Fogler Library website