University Actions

Learn more about the President's Commission on Slavery and the University's efforts in memorializing enslaved laborers.

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Community Actions

Explore the profound history of Virginia and current community strides towards better racial relations.

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The UCARE Newsletter

Read past and recent newsletters highlighting the actions of the Community and University for social awareness and justice.

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University, Community Collaborate on Jefferson School City Center Project

October 31, 2011 — As Nisha Botchwey, associate professor of urban and environmental planning in the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture, sorted through community members’ ideas for repurposing Charlottesville’s historic Jefferson School, one stuck with her.A young person submitted pictures of nearby parks at night where kids were doing things they shouldn’t and suggested that what the

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