OSUIT's Diversity & Inclusion Committee hosts events for the campus community. The committee is planning for the Diversity Learning Series to be a once a month event via Zoom. They anticipate the series will continue through the fall and spring semesters, at some point resuming in-person events.
Upcoming Diversity Learning Series Events
Diversity 101 with Moises Echeverria
January 21 at 3 p.m. via Zoom. Register for the event online here.
Moises Echeverria serves as President and CEO of the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, an organization dedicated to achieving respect and understanding for all people. He first became acquainted with OCCJ in 2002 as a program participant. He then served as a board member and volunteer, and subsequently as staff.
His passion for social justice, education, and giving back to the community is reflected on the service he has given to numerous organizations. He currently serves on the Tulsa City-County Library Commission as a Mayoral appointment. He also serves in the Oklahoma Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Leadership Oklahoma Board, Tulsa Honor Academy Board, and Tulsa Public Schools Community Advisory Committee. Echeverria is a graduate of Leadership Tulsa, Class 54 and Leadership Oklahoma, Class 32.
He has received multiple awards for his work in the community including the Russell Bennett Award by Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry, the Circle of Friends in Service Award by The Links Incorporated, Impacto Hispanic Young Professional of the Year Award by the Tulsa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and The Oklahoma Human Rights Award by the Oklahoma Human Rights Alliance. In 2018 Moises was recognized by Oklahoma Magazine as one of four Oklahomans of the Year.
Echeverria completed a Bachelor in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University and a Master in Human Relations from The University of Oklahoma.