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The Diversity Leadership Development Initiative (DLDI) strives to cultivate an affirming and rich professional development environment for historically underrepresented Student Affairs professionals.

DLDI in the Campus News:

DLDI was featured in an SBU News article for its efforts in supporting underrepresented staff and graduate students. 

In association with the Campus Diversity Celebration, DLDI was also featured in a SBU News article regarding their recognition for receiving a 2018 Presidential Mini-Grant for Departmental Diversity : Creating Diversity and Inclusion Professional Development Opportunties for Student Affairs Professionals and Graduate Students .



In conjunction with the   University Diversity Plan  (Sec. IV.I), the DLDI is designed to accomplish this mission through the following focused themes/areas:  
• Implement a comprehensive and strategic plan for career mobility through pipeline and mentoring initiatives
• Create professional development and competency building strategies regarding diversity and inclusion
• Improve morale and create a more supportive community through inclusive social, cultural, and professional events and initiatives

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