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Welcome
to SVA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion blog.

This space is dedicated to covering the initiatives of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the School of Visual Arts, as well as relevant happenings on campus, among alumni and in the broader arts and design community.


If you are a member of the SVA community and have DEI news or feedback to share, we encourage you to join the conversation. Write us at diversity@sva.edu.

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Support Earthquake Relief Efforts in Haiti

Jarvis Watson
September 10, 2021
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Fall 2021: Welcome Back to SVA IRL!

Check out some photos from SVA's jam-packed Welcome Week.

Michelle Mackin
September 3, 2021
Diversity in 3D: A Pride Month Reflection

Diversity in 3D: A Pride Month Reflection

August 23, 2021
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Rise Up in Power and Thrive: Celebrating Pride Month

Jarvis Watson
June 27, 2021
Diversity in 3D: Juneteenth, An Authentic African American Narrative

Diversity in 3D: Juneteenth, An Authentic African American Narrative

June 24, 2021
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Remembering and Honoring Juneteenth

Jarvis Watson
June 16, 2021
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Statement From Dr. Jarvis Watson on the Anniversary of the Death of George Floyd

May 25, 2021
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DEI Resources: Upcoming NCORE and SPECTRUM Conferences

Jarvis Watson
May 19, 2021
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Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts in India

May 10, 2021
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News and events from around the School of Visual Arts

May 5, 2021
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SVA and Deutsch New York’s Fund The Change Scholarship Announces First Two Recipients

Maeri Ferguson
May 4, 2021
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Statement on Recent Police Shootings

Christopher Cyphers and Jarvis Watson
April 21, 2021
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Tools for Discussion and Healing

Recognizing Signs of Distress and Utilizing Resources to Support Our Communities

Jarvis Watson
April 12, 2021
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SVA Faculty Member Mirko Ilić’s ‘Tolerance Project’ Offers a Message of Compassion

Rodrigo Perez
March 24, 2021
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SVA Library’s Research Guides: Supporting the Community with Topics on Diversity

The SVA Library’s research guides conveniently compile a variety of resources on a single subject.

Barbara Calderón, Shea'la Finch and Phoebe Stein
March 18, 2021
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Introducing ‘Diversity in 3D’: SVA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Podcast

March 12, 2021
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SVA DEI Celebrates Women’s History Month

Jarvis Watson
March 10, 2021
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SVA’s New Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on His Hopes and Goals for the Role

Bridget Badore
February 5, 2021
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Introducing SVA’s New Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Dr. Jarvis Watson

Maeri Ferguson
December 9, 2020
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SVA and Deutsch New York Join Forces for New “Fund The Change” Scholarship and Mentorship

Maeri Ferguson
November 16, 2020