Empire GU is working to bring the rugby community together for education and discussion on topical issues surrounding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Below includes resources, information and links to recordings of DEI Forums.

We invite the rugby community to review and share with their clubs, fellow athletes, families and friends.



Resources


HBCU Rugby Classic





Forum Recordings


Forum: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
July 8, 2020

On Wednesday, July 8, Empire GU held a forum on "Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" led by Yeja Dunn, current Beantown Rugby President and a three-time rugby All-American.

The forum provided an opportunity to discuss how athletes and clubs can work to provide a more inclusive and understanding space for all.

For those unable to attend or wishing to listen again, please visit the link here:
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Yeja Dunn) - June 18, 2020


Forum: Diversity & The Rugby Community
June 18, 2020

On Thursday, June 18, Empire GU held a forum entitled "Diversity & The Rugby Community" led by Phaidra Knight, a former USA Rugby Eagle and member of the Word Rugby Hall of Fame.

The forum provided an opportunity to discuss the current climate in the United States, and around the world, and what the rugby community can do to help raise awareness and provide a safe outlet for all to listen and ask questions.

For those unable to attend or wishing to listen again, please visit the link here:
Diversity & The Rugby Community (Phaidra Knight) - June 18, 2020