L.E.A.D. (Learning & Engaging Around Diversity)

We invite you to be a part of the LEAD Planning Committee, a vibrant group of student leaders in the school that helps lead discussions. If you want to join the leadership team, contact [email protected]. All are invited, including students, staff, post-docs and faculty!

A note on accessibility:
The School of Public Health building is wheelchair accessible with ramps and elevators, ADA compliant doorways and restrooms. Please be advised, there are no automatic doors. We are happy to make all ease-of-access arrangements, in advance of your arrival. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with [email protected] for any accessibility needs or requests.

LEAD Meeting Archive

State Crime, Native Americans and COVID-19

  • “State Crime, Native Americans and COVID-19” by Laura Finley can be found here
    • We realize it is a longer article PLEASE NOTE that we are only suggesting that you read the sections on Structural Disadvantage and AI/NA Peoples, COVID-19, AI/NA Peoples and State Crime​​

Racial disparities in COVID-19

Indigenous and Native Peoples

Invisible Labor

Implicit/Unconscious Bias


  • Sensoy, Ö. & DiAngelo, R. (2012). Understanding Privilege Through Ableism. In Is everyone really equal?: An introduction to key concepts in critical social justice education (pp. 81-101). NY: Teachers College Press.
  • Eli Clare. (2015). The Mountain. In Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation (pp. 1-13). Durham: Duke University Press. *this chapter mentions sexual assault in the section titled "III: Home"

Environmental Racism and Justice

Gender and Sexuality 

Medical Mistrust 

*Please note this article contains descriptions of pregnancy-related trauma*