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IUP Writing Center Kicks Off First Week of Fall Semester with Stand Against Racism

Posted on 9/11/2017 4:32:31 PM

As IUP students started the new semester, members of the Indiana community, including tutors from the Jones White Writing Center, participated in a week-long Stand Against Racism Event event in the Oak Grove outside of Stapleton Library.

Stand Against Racism aims to unite the community in raising awareness of the severely damaging impacts of systemic and social racism. It is a nationwide movement that thousands of communities participate in. Here at IUP, Stand Against Racism events take place on the first day of the month during the fall and spring semesters from noon to 1:00 p.m. in front of Stapleton Library. All are welcome to join the Jones White Writing Center and the rest of the Indiana community in this movement.

IUP community members at Stand Against Racism, September 2017

“The Writing Center tutors and I are proud to be part of this event. We stand against racism and welcome students of all backgrounds to the Jones White Writing Center,” said Ben Rafoth, director of the Jones White Writing Center.

Visit Stand Against Racism for more information.