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Honoring Juneteenth 2020

As Harvard University closes today to commemorate Juneteenth, we want to share resources and collectively recognize the history of this day. As a community, we celebrate and acknowledge the historical fight towards slavery abolition led by Black activists and we continue the fight towards Black liberation in this country.

Our colleagues from the ...

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In Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter

HarvardWIT + Allies stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists and leaders. We condemn these acts of violence that have taken the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and countless others who have died at the hands of police brutality and state violence.

We recognize that anti-Black violence and the existing trauma that surrounds these events is a daily reality for Black folks in our community. White people and non-Black people of color have to do the work to address our anti-Blackness at all times. As a community, we pledge to unequivocally and...

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HarvardWIT+ Community Agreements

These community agreements guide HarvardWIT+ events and discussions, and we ask all participants to keep these agreements in mind when engaging at our events. If you have any other suggestions to be added to our community agreements, please email us at harvardwit@abcd.harvard.edu. Please feel free to use and/or share. 

 

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Job Opportunities - May 2020

While many of the schools and departments across Harvard continue to have a pause on most non-essential hiring, we do have several hot IT jobs to share this month.

  • HBS – 52097BR, Infrastructure Engineer (grade 58)
  • FAS - 51936BR, Senior Research Software Engineer (grade 58)
  • HKS - 52103BR, Junior Salesforce Administrator (grade 57)
  • SEAS - 52114BR, Data Privacy Software Developer (grade 57, 25 hours per week)
  • SEAS - 52127BR, Staff Electrical and Embedded Systems Engineer (grade 58)

Ally Actions during a time of crisis

How we can all best support and advocate for marginalized communities during this pandemic 

By Anisha Asundi, Research Fellow: Gender Specialist, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School and co-chair, HarvardWIT+

It's clear that COVID-19 disproportionately affects the most vulnerable and marginalized: including elderly individuals, immunocompromised individuals, communities of color, immigrant and undocumented communities, incarcerated communities, and low...

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