National Day of Racial Healing

The Inaugural Indiana State University National Day of Racial Healing will take place Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

The National Day of Racial Healing provides a time and space for members of the ISU community to acknowledge and see the humanity in others, to facilitate trust, and to build relationships.


Students, faculty, staff and administrators will have an opportunity to reflect and share their sense of belongingness, as well as their connectedness to Indiana State University- to build relationships and acquire a better understanding of culture and community through their projects.

Art stations will be available from 11 am – 1 pm in multiple locations on the ISU campus:

· African American Cultural Center- Lobby

· College of Graduate and Professional Studies- Room 115

· College of Health and Human Services (Spine & Lounge Areas)

· Cunningham Library Lobby

· Jones Hall- 1ST Floor

· Multicultural Services and Programs- 7TH Floor of HMSU

· University College

The African American Cultural Center has organized a week of events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The evening of January 19, at 6 pm, the AACC will have a Candlelight Vigil- Meet us at the Fountain at 6pm to have a moment of reflection and honor Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement. This event compliments the National Day of Racial Healing very well. Please plan to attend, and encourage your students, faculty and staff to participate.

The event is sponsored by the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, with support from the Office of the Provost, Center for Community Engagement, ISU Deans and the African American Cultural Center.

For additional information please contact:

Rana Johnson, PhD

Associate Vice President of Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Initiatives