From Words to Action in the Midst of National Racism and Police Brutality

with Marybeth Gasman

About This Course

Join Dr. Marybeth Gasman, professor of higher education in the graduate school of education at the University of Pennsylvania for a session to help student affairs professionals move from words to action in the face of racism and police brutality. This live briefing will take place on August 4 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EDT.

In this session, participants will:

  • gather in an online space for community, processing, healing and for a solution strategy discussion to respond to the recent events of racial injustice in America 
  • understand how to become more comfortable using their privileged identities to be a voice and active supporter for historically marginalized identity groups
  • learn best practices to include the narratives of others to help create awareness, facilitate change and take action on college campuses 
  • learn how to be supportive of students and colleagues impacted by racial injustice


This session is free for NASPA members, $49 for non-members. Pricing will be accurately reflected in your cart.

Accessing the Presentation

Once you complete your registration, you will be able to access the course by clicking on the "Login" button at the top of this page (or any page on

  • You will be asked to login with your NASPA user name and password. Once you have done so, you will hit continue and be redirected to your dashboard in the Online Learning Community.

  • You will find the session listed under "Enrolled."

  • This session is recorded. By clicking into, "Contents," you will find the session recording, resources, and PowerPoint slides. You may view the materials as many times as you'd like, at whatever pace you would like.

  • If you have any difficulty accessing the materials, please contact Jace Kirschner (

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