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WPAs Share Responsibility to Advocate for Racial Justice
Current CWPA President Mark Blaauw-Hara shares thoughts on racial justice and the roles WPAs can play. Text is in the video description.
The CWPA Officers and Executive Board wish you the best in these challenging times. Stay safe.
Lilian Mina has won the Vice President's position, becoming the first immigrant, multilingual, BIPOC VP/President-Elect in CWPA history. We also congratulate Melvin Beavers, Al Harahap, and Erin Lehman, who have won seats on the Executive Board. We are grateful for their willingness to lend their skills to CWPA's leadership team and help chart a new course for the organization. Their experience and expertise will be invaluable.
CWPA seeks your participation in electing a new Vice President and three new Executive Board members, each of whom will begin their terms on July 1, 2021. View this news article to see the entire slate.
The Research Grants Committee will be postponing the deadline for grant proposals until September, and a revised CFP will be issued with an increased emphasis on projects that promote equity and support diverse student populations. The RGC will also be offering workshops designed to support equity-focused grant writing.
We, the Executive Board of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, publicly and with great seriousness acknowledge the harm we inflicted on the members of the Outcomes Statement Revision Task Force. This statement offers our apologies for our actions, recognizes those actions as part of a larger and historical pattern in the Council, and briefly outlines immediate and long-term steps the CWPA commits to taking in order to interrogate and interrupt White supremacy in our organization.