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Diversity & Inclusion Committee Resources

We want to be able to take the lead on diversity and inclusion in the sport of lacrosse across all divisions in the NCAA. The logo represents the steps that facilitate our mission statement. We want to be able to take the lead on diversity and inclusion i

The flag represented within the “A” symbolizes two things : 1) A flagship program and 2) Carrying the flag forward as our action, into diversification.


  • Hold an in-person or virtual team meeting to discuss current events and racial justice. Convey what these issues mean to you personally, and encourage student-athletes and staff to be open with personal experiences, fears and questions.
  • Reinforce the team's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Stress the benefits of diversity in all aspects of society and how it helps raise awareness of injustice and unfairness.
  • Share your team's feedback, concerns and plans of action with senior athletics department and campus leadership.
  • Hold an in-person or virtual team meeting with local law enforcement leaders.
  • Hold an in-person or virtual team meeting with athletics department and/or campus diversity and inclusion leaders.
  • Frequently invite successful minorities from a range of occupations and backgrounds to address the team.
  • Schedule a team visit to the campus and/or community Multicultural Center.
  • Invite Minority/Multicultural studies faculty to address the team.
  • Establish Election Day as an annual team day off or make a team event/activity.
  • Teach and encourage student-athletes how to complete an absentee ballot.
  • Encourage all student-athletes and staff to register and then to vote in all local polls.

 

* Derived from the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches) *