IDEAL Framework Diversity Action Plan Implementation Grants

IDEAL Framework Diversity Action Plan Implementation Grants help with pilot or seeding funds for strategies and tactics specifically found in the
Diversity Action Plans of schools and units.

Activating the IDEAL Framework


Projects Funded in February 2019:

  • BEOREGON will develop a partnership with Allen Hall Advertising to create a marketing campaign to increase awareness of BEOREGON. The BEOREGON initiative is a call to action for inclusion and acceptance in sports.
  • Cinema Studies will begin the Cinema Studies Undergraduate Filmmaker Scholarship, a need-based scholarship recognizing exceptional student work that advances diversity and inclusion in Cinema Studies.      
  • CMiS: Communities for Minorities in STEM and LGBT+ in STEM will host a three-workshop series aimed at training UO community members in best practices for respectful and effective interpersonal relationships called Rehearsals for [Communication]: A Workshop Series.
  • College of Design will introduce a “Justice and Equity Design Initiative (JEDI)” to support and highlight research by faculty of color and other faculty research that focuses on racial justice and equity issues within the design discipline.
  • College of Education will create a students of underrepresented cultures and ethnicities group – SOURCE, including providing a physical space for the group.
  • Department of Physical Education and Recreation will send an UO Unified Basketball team to the NIRSA – National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association – Regional VI tournament. Unified sports joins students on college campuses with those with intellectual disabilities.
  • Graduate School will create an inclusion, diversity, and equity academy certificate program focusing on systems of oppression and the ways these systems are maintained by social structures.
  • Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will offer an artist visit, “Hank Willis Thomas: Exploring Identity, Empowering Communities.” Thomas is a conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to perspective identity, commodity, media, and popular culture.
  • Oregon Bach Festival will join forces with the School of Music and Dance and DanceAbility to create “Bach in Motion,” a collaborative effort to compose an interdisciplinary and transformational work connecting people with and without disabilities through dance and movement.
  • UO Libraries will create, prepare and install a 10-piece, physical pictorial travelling exhibit entitled “Our Impact in Images: A Touring Pictorial Exhibit on the UO’s Diverse History and Community.”