Critical Race Training in Education

University of Pittsburgh

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260
Phone
(412) 624-4141
Email address
pitt.admissions@pitt.edu
School Information
"The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 63 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America." The university enrolls over 30,700 students, employers over 5,300 faculty, and offers multiple academic programs across its four campuses. (Source: https://www.pitt.edu/about)
General Information
The University of Pittsburgh has finalized the development of PITT-0211, “Anti-Black Racism: History, Ideology, and Resistance.” The course will use “intersectional analysis” and show how anti-Black racism functions in U.S. society. Additionally, the PittEd Justice Collective introduced an initiative for ‘justice teaching’ in public schools. See developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    First-year students will be required to take PITT-0211, “Anti-Black Racism: History, Ideology, and Resistance.” The course will use “intersectional analysis” and show how anti-Black racism functions in U.S. society.

  • Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism

    Pitt introduces initiative for ‘justice teaching’ in public schools through a three-year working group called the PittEd Justice Collective.

  • Resources

    The university is offering a virtual seminar entitled, "Ethical, Anti-Racist, and Decolonial Approaches to Engaged Scholarship," as part of its Engaged Scholarship Development Initiative (ESDI).

Last updated February 13th, 2021