IDCL is conducting an oral history project to gather stories about everyday life during the Covid-19 pandemic. We want to hear about your story-- the struggles, the comforts, the challenges, and the meaning you've found in these times. We'll conduct and record interviews via Zoom and they will become part of IDCL's Religions Texas initiative archive … Continue reading Share Your Story!
—by Chase Bartlett
Those facing the most danger may be overlooked—by Chase Bartlett
Denisha Jenkins is an experienced storyteller, and she uses stories to foster inclusivity in the workplace.
How African American history in Austin remains relatively unrecognized—by Chase Bartlett
Part I of our series that looks into the lives of IDCL’s Board Members and how they are making the Austin community a more equitable place.
by Chase Bartlett
How to form positive identity without excluding others—by Chase Bartlett
By Indira Bridges In light of the current state of aggression towards immigrants (especially those of color) in our nation, skepticism and uncertainty remains high over the citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census. In June, the Supreme Court ordered to temporarily block the Trump administration’s petition to include a citizenship question on the census. … Continue reading Texas Diversity Digest: The Power of the Census and Demographic Shifts
by Indira Bridges As a border state, Texas sits front and center to the tragedy that is the refugee-migrant crisis currently impacting our nation. As the recent World Refugee Day reminded us, millions of people across the globe are enduring unprecedented amounts of suffering in their home nations, leaving them with no option but to … Continue reading Texas Diversity Digest: Humanizing the Migrant Crisis