Professor Getz Speaks at SF State's First Equity, Community Inclusion Forum

Friday, September 01, 2017

GOLDEN GATE XPRESS -- The first-ever discussion forum hosted by the new Division of Equity and Community Inclusion (DECI) office turned into an event that focused more on quality than quantity.

About a quarter of the two-tiered circle of chairs in Jack Adams Hall was filled as DECI hosted an open forum for students to speak on the political climate they feel at SF State sparked by the events that occurred in Charlottesville earlier this month.

“This is the pattern, not the exception,” Trevor Getz, History Department chair and inaugural work group member for DECI, said in the forum’s opening remarks. “We are a country founded on three-fifths.”