The Pathology of Blackness: Shedding Light onto the Depths of the Sunken Place

The ACPA18 Convention team reached out to colleagues to share their experiences with racial justice and engaging white supremacy in higher education and the field of student affairs. This post is part of a series of reflections and narratives engaging this topic as part of ACPA’s Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice & Decolonization. Flashback to […]

Expanding the Imperative to Include the Asterisk

ACPA18 Convention Planning team asked ACPA member Melvin Monette, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians tribal member and President of Indigenous Education, Inc., to revisit his thoughts after writing a blog post for the ACPA17 Convention (check it out here if you’re interested) about the need to include Decolonization in our work with the Strategic […]

Overcoming the Fear of Being Called a Racist: White Student Affairs Professionals Working for Racial Liberation

The ACPA18 Convention team reached out to colleagues to share their experiences with whiteness and engaging white supremacy in higher education and the field of student affairs. This post is part of a series of reflections and narratives engaging this topic as part of ACPA’s Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice & Decolonization. “The lights are […]

White People Owning our Whiteness & Resistance

The ACPA18 Convention team reached out to colleagues to share their experiences with whiteness and engaging white supremacy in higher education and the field of student affairs. This post is part of a series of reflections and narratives engaging this topic as part of ACPA’s Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice & Decolonization. I am a […]

The Costs of Avoiding Discomfort: Addressing White Supremacy in Student Affairs

The ACPA18 Convention team reached out to colleagues to share their experiences with whiteness and engaging white supremacy in higher education and the field of student affairs. This post is part of a series of reflections and narratives engaging this topic as part of ACPA’s Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice & Decolonization. I wrestle with […]

Consider submitting a program proposal today!

This Friday, 8 September  is the deadline for all educational program proposals for the upcoming ACPA18 convention being held in Houston, TX 11 – 14 March.  It is not too late to consider submitting a program proposal and contribute to  the curriculum for ACPA18. Why programs? While there are different reasons members consider attending convention, […]

Y’all Means All: A Victory in Texas for Trans Texans

As the Special Session of the Texas Legislature closes, a sigh of relief echoes through the trans community. We have called, visited, marched, and fought for our very existence this season.  And we are thankful to members of ACPA-College Student Educators International who fought alongside us. As ACPA prepares to visit Texas for the ACPA18 […]