The Stanford Center for Racial Justice (SCRJ) aims to advance justice for all people. Led by Professor Ralph Richard “Rick” Banks, BA ’87, the Center will train and prepare students to be in the vanguard of advancing a new racial norm. Through publishing and teaching on timely issues, student engagement, service, and training, the Center will facilitate social change by providing research and collaboration on policy reforms to dismantle racism.
Stanford SPARQ is a “do tank” that partners with industry leaders and changemakers to reduce societal disparities and bridge social divides using insights from behavioral science. We work in criminal justice, economic mobility, education, and health.
Stanford's Center for Human Rights and International Justice equips a new generation of leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect and promote human rights and dignity for all. Reflecting a deep commitment to international justice and the rule of law, the Center collaborates with partners across Stanford University and beyond on innovative programs that foster critical inquiry in the classroom and in the world.
During this time of heightened awareness of violence and discrimination against marginalized people, particularly Black Americans, it is even more important that we support all members of the Stanford community and equip ourselves with information and skills to create change. The Stanford Alumni Association’s mission is to reach, serve and engage all Stanford alumni, and we are committed to keeping you informed on the university’s response and scholarship pertaining to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access. We hope that you will be inspired to participate in an activity, lecture, or program to help us to take action to strengthen our Stanford community.
The Race & Justice Research Labs are led by Stanford Faculty and in collaboration with a community partner, to develop research-based innovations for racial justice. One project is "Ending Racial Disparities in Residential Instability."
The Stanford Medicine Commission on Justice and Equity—composed of external and internal leaders, experts, and advocates—represents an institution-wide, collaborative effort to dismantle systemic racism and discrimination within our own community and beyond.
The Epidemiology & Population Health Department's Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (JEDI) Committee was launched in September 2020, with the central goal of advancing JEDI activities, programs and research at the local (department and University) and global levels.
This article titled, "Stanford scholars examine systemic racism, how to advance racial justice in America," was published during Black Liberation Month (February 2022) and lists the wide range of Stanford scholars and research focused on different systems in society that are impacted by racism.