Diversity and Equity Committee

Diversity Resources


5 Ways to Create a More Inclusive and Accessible Learning Environment – ‘The Faculty Lounge‘ – Harvard Business Publishing: Education

Teaching Accessibly Powerpoint slides from a presentation by Jennifer Mankoff


The following is a list of resources on the University of Washington Campus that helps promote diversity and inclusion for our staff, students, faculty and community.

  • Black Opportunity Fund
    • A fund at each UW campus to “fund a strategic agenda that meets immediate and ongoing needs of our Black students and faculty”.
  • Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity Programs
    • Supports undergrad education. Funding opportunities, resources and events.
  • College of Arts & Sciences Diversity Minor
    • Offers courses on Diversity Minor and provides links to resources on different aspects of diversity.
  • Disability Resources for Students
    • Disability Resources for Students (DRS) recognizes disability as an aspect of diversity that is integral to society and to our campus community. DRS serves as a partner in fostering an inclusive and equitable environment for all University of Washington students.
  • Disability Studies at the University of Washington
    • Undergrad minor. Language, research, policy supporting disability community.
  • Diversity Research Institute
    • The UW Diversity Research Institute (DRI), focuses on generating new, interdisciplinary knowledge about diversity, social justice, and institutional transformation.
  • Go-MAP
    • The Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program,  programs supporting students of color and students from other underrepresented groups.
  • GPSS Diversity Forums
    • Discussions about diversity at the UW throughout the year, open to any students, faculty and staff that are working on diversity efforts at the UW.
  • GPSS Diversity Funding
    • Funds for Registered Student Organizations and Departments working on diversity at the UW Campus.
  • GPSS Student Parents Association
    • Caregiver directory, on and off-campus resources and referrals for student parents.
  • IDEA Center
    • Activities and training on intergroup dialogue (a social justice approach that foregrounds societal power relations of domination- subordination and creative possibilities for engaging with and across differences).
  • International Student Office
    • Advising on visa and immigration, academics, housing, taxes and general student life for international students, funding support for International Students.
  • Marketing and Communications resources for communicating with an equity lens.
  • McNair Program
    • Prepares first generation college student and undergraduates from under-represented groups for doctoral study through involvement in research and scholarly activities.
  • Native Life and Tribal Relations
    • Seeks to centralize the Native-focused resources available on the University of Washington’s campus in Seattle.
  • Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity
    • Mentoring and financial aid, new student orientation services, academic advising, instructional support.
    • Gateway to variety of undergraduate and graduate diversity support and resource programs.
  • Q Center
    • Facilitates a “brave, affirming, liberatory, and celebratory environment for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all sexual and gender orientation, identities, and expressions.”
  • Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
    • Coordinates and develops minority educational programs on navigating the University and its resources.
  • Staff Diversity Hiring Toolkit
    • Resources for recruiting and retaining a diverse staff.
  • Student Parents Resource Center
    • Resources and financial support for student-parents, child care services.
  • Title IX UW
    • The Title IX Investigation Office is responsible for investigating complaints that a University student engaged in conduct that violates any of the sexual misconduct provisions of the Student Conduct Code.
  • UW Advance
    • The National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Program strives to increase the participation of women in academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers with funding opportunities for individuals and organizations to help pursue these goals.
  • UW Center for Multicultural Education
    • College of Education.  Research on race/diversity. Events & programs on diversity and equity.
  • UW D Center
    • Resources and support for disabled and deaf students. Interpreter requests, events.
  • UW’s Diversity Main page
    • Primary webpage at the UW promoting diversity. Include links to many other diversity-related programs at the UW.
  • UW Dream Project
    • Leadership/educational support for high school students. Engages undergrads, page includes teaching resources.
  • UW Race and Equity Initiative | Race and Equity Initiative Resources
    • Provides resources and information related to race and equity on campus from across the UW community.
  • UW Veterans Center
    • A place for veterans to connect with other veterans.
  • Women’s Center
      Promotes gender equity and social justice on campus and in the larger community.


  • Asian Counseling & Referral Services
    • Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization offering a broad array of human services and behavioral health programs to Asian Pacific Americans in King County.
  • Centro de la Raza
    • El Centro de la Raza is a voice and a hub for Seattle and Martin Luther King, Jr. County’s Latino community as they work to achieve social justice.
  • Filipino American National Historical Society
    • The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) is a community-based organization whose mission is “…to preserve, document, and present Filipino American history and to support scholarly research and artistic works which reflect that rich past.”
  • Northwest African American Museum
    • The Northwest African American Museum is a vibrant community gathering place, a place where youth, adults and families can honor the past and articulate the future.
  • Technology Access Foundation (TAF)
    • TAF is a nonprofit leader in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) education that equips students of color for success in college and life
  • United Indians of All Tribes
    • The mission of United Indians is to foster and sustain a strong sense of identity, tradition, and well-being among the Indian people in the Puget Sound area by promoting their cultural, economic, and social welfare.
  • Urban League
    • Through public advocacy, providing services and developing strong business and community partnerships, the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle strives to empower, enable, and assist African Americans, other people of color and disadvantaged individuals in becoming self-sufficient.
  • Wing Luke Asian Museum
    • The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is dedicated to immersing people in uniquely-American stories of survival, success, struggle, conflict, compassion and hope.