BOOM: Community Day 2024

Building On Our Momentum (BOOM) is an annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) learning symposium featuring a series of events that incorporate the voices and experiences of students, faculty, staff and alums.

Over the last eight years, BOOM sessions have explored topics from cultivating anti-racist pedagogy and praxes and challenging gender-based oppression to examining histories, legacies and stories of inclusion and creating supportive strategies for countering bias. Building upon this work, BOOM Day 2024 — April 9 — will feature a mix of in-person and virtual healing and reflection spaces as well as asynchronous programming. Classes are canceled on April 9. BOOM plenary sessions will be held between April 4th and 15th.

BOOM sessions are designed with care to meet the campus community where we are in our learning capacities to engage in topics on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Learn more and explore the schedule below.

As part of your BOOM journey, check out the BOOM LibGuide. LITS has curated a range of resources to help our community deepen our engagement with each session. Pieces include works created by this year’s speakers and facilitators.

E-mail the DEI team with any questions at diversity@mtholyoke.edu.

Events