The ARC Educational Series

As the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) strives to make anti-racism an indelible part of its culture, the ARC Educational Series aims to help students, faculty, and staff better understand concepts such as anti-racism and structural racism through the following goals:
  • To increase learning on issues related to race, racism, and anti-racism.
  • To facilitate growth in the personal anti-racist domain.
  • To promote a culture where race and other intersecting identities are understood, valued, and have equitable standing. 

Spring ARC Book Club 

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming Anti-Racism Coalition (ARC) Spring Book Club! This book club is a safe and inclusive space to discuss books that focus on anti-racism, anti-oppression, and social justice. 

This spring, we are reading Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism by Laura E. Gómez. This powerful book explores the history of American racism and provides a unique road map to understanding the complexity of Latinx identity and the complex interrogation of racial construction. 

We invite all members of our community to join us monthly in this journey of learning and empowerment. Together, we can create a better world by discussing and understanding the issues of racism and inequality.

Our first meeting will be Tuesday, February 21st, at noon and Wednesday, February 22nd, at 5 PM. Please note the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions are the same; please only attend one! Participants are encouraged to attend all three sessions but are welcome to participate as available. 

Register for the Book Club Here! 
Flyer promoting inventing latinos book club selection


To view previous Educational Series events, press the Past Sessions tab. 

See all events for additional information.