E.A.G.L.E. (Educating Allies and Generating Leaders for Equity) Certificate Program
(Educating Allies and Generating Leaders for Equity) Certificate Program is a
professional development opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and
community members to continue their social justice education within the context
of CDI. To obtain the certificate, participants should complete a series of
workshops offered by CDI that focus on multidimensional/cross movement ally
development in social justice issues. This program focuses on the concept of
allyhood and helps participants to learn and more intimately understand
effective ally behaviors to a particular community(ies) as a crucial part of
their social justice education.
The program also helps
participants develop tools necessary for advancing equity and diversity in all
aspects of their personal and professional lives and provides a space to deeply
reflect on issues of identity, intersectionality, privilege, diversity, and
There's no charge to
participate in the certificate program and it is open to all!
To receive an
E.A.G.L.E. Certificate, participants must complete of a set of at least 4
workshops through the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. If participants are
participating in a dialogue (7 week sessions) for the semester, this can count
for 1 workshop meaning that participants would complete 3 workshops and a
Your Privilege workshop is the
foundation course and is required to complete the program (see list below for
workshops that will count towards the certificate). This workshop provides participants with the conceptual framework of privilege,
opportunities for self-reflection and group discussion along with skill-building
activities necessary for being an effective ally for equity. However, this course does not need to be completed first and participants can take other workshops before this one.
Other workshops that may be in the certificate
Other programs and
opportunities may be available as a substitution on an individual basis. Please
contact CDI staff if you have any questions regarding these requirements.
Once the courses have
been completed, participants will fill out the Certificate Request form. After
the course completion has been confirmed, participants will receive an
electronic certificate (paper copies can be requested) at the end of the
semester in which they completed the program. A letter from the Center
detailing the courses completed within the certificate and the program learning
outcomes will also be sent along with the certificate.
For more information
about the program, please contact the Center.