Critical Race Training in Education

Stanford University


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Stanford, California 94305
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School Information
"Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Stanford University is a place of learning, discovery, expression and innovation. Founded in 1885, Stanford’s areas of excellence span seven schools along with research institutes, the arts and athletics. Stanford’s faculty, staff and students work to improve the health and wellbeing of people around the world through the discovery and application of knowledge." The university enrolls over 16,300 students and has over 2,200 faculty across its seven schools. (Source:
General Information
In addition to mandating anti-bias training for staff and incoming students, Stanford University has financially supported anti-racist initiatives through its research grants for the IDEAL fellow program, as well as a new Center for Racial Justice in the Stanford Law School. Additionally, official university resources/literature encourage continued “protests,” and anti-racist mindset changes to combat and dismantle “systemic racism.” See developments below:


  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    Creating Anti-Bias training for staff and Anti-Racism orientation requirements for incoming students.

  • Program and Research Funding

    Research grants for the IDEAL fellows program and new Center for Racial Justice (Stanford Law School) will be given to research societal problems, injustices, and race/ethnicity.

  • Resources

    Official University Resources/literature encourage “allyship,” continued “protests,” and anti-racist mindset changes to combat and dismantle “systemic racism.”

  • Resources

    Stanford Business School launched a seven-week program on race, unconscious or implicit bias, anti-racism, intersectionality and allyship.

  • Symbolic Actions

    University apologized to its departments for following president's order against diversity training.

  • Resources

    Stanford University is “offering a Certificate in Critical Consciousness and Anti-Oppressive Praxis (CCC&AOP) to graduate students and postdocs, specifically targeted to those individuals in STEM.”

Last updated July 1st, 2021