President Joseph E. Aoun has outlined the following series of actionable steps to advance justice and cultural literacy throughout our university community and to help end systemic racism.
The Addition of an NUPD Advisory Board
The board’s mission is to guide, inform, and strengthen NUPD’s relationship with the community—both within and outside Northeastern.
Elevation of the Presidential Council on Diversity and Inclusion
The council, formed in 2013, has been charged with finding new opportunities for Northeastern to become more diverse, inclusive, and equitable, and to advance the cause of racial justice.
John D. O’Bryant African American Institute
Supporting students of African origin and engaging the broader university community in developing student leaders.
Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project
Helping scholars, policymakers, and organizers seek justice for civil rights crimes committed during the period of 1930 to 1970.
Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy
Developing and implementing policies to improve the quality of life and social justice in urban areas.
Institute on Race and Justice
Providing critical research to influence issues of race and inequality in the criminal justice and education systems.
Every day our students, faculty, staff, and alumni put ideas into action to build a more inclusive and equitable community. It’s important to share our stories and support one other in this commitment.
Northeastern community commemorates Juneteenth with reflection and festivities
On the Boston campus, a panel discussion focused on the current American racial climate, the role the media play in it, and steps Northeastern can take to benefit Black communities.
Gov. Baker welcomes United Negro College Fund internship participants to Northeastern, Boston
Northeastern is hosting 45 students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, who will be gaining real-world experience at Boston asset management and life sciences companies through new United Negro College Fund programs.
Pride Month events and your guide to resources for Northeastern’s LGBTQA community
Northeastern prides itself on the commitment and engagement of its LGBTQA communities, including its student groups and LGBTQA Resource Center. Pride Month stands for the uplifting of LGBTQA voices—the progress made and the progress still to come. Here is a listing of some of the many resources available for the university’s LGBTQA communities.