Critical Race Training in Education

Columbia College


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600 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60605
(312) 369-1000
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School Information
"Located in the heart of downtown Chicago’s Cultural Mile, Columbia College Chicago is a private, nonprofit college offering a distinctive curriculum that blends creative and media arts, liberal arts, and business for nearly 7,000 students in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Dedicated to academic excellence and long-term career success, Columbia College Chicago creates a dynamic, challenging, and collaborative space for students who see the world through a creative lens." (Source:
General Information
Since announcing the launch of its "Anti-Racism Transformation Team", Columbia College has taken steps to make anti-racist resources available to the public. The college provided numerous opportunities for faculty, students, and staff to explore social justice issues through special events, exhibitions, and guest speakers. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Resources

    Faculty, students, and staff will explore social justice issues through curriculum, special events, exhibitions and guest speakers.

  • Symbolic Actions

    College launched an “Anti-racism transformation team.”

  • Resources

    The college announced a new "Social Justice Initiative" featuring ongoing intellectual collegewide discussions, as well as guest speakers and lecturers.

Last updated July 31st, 2021