Intergroup Relations

Anti-oppression Statement from IGR

The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) stands for the liberation of all people. We believe that none of us are free until all of us are free. IGR opposes all forms of oppression that result in the marginalization, exploitation, subjugation, violence and all forms of dehumanization against others on the basis of social identity, social group membership and positionality. IGR promotes social justice and the pursuit of “solutionary solutions” that “do the most good and the least harm for people, animals and the environment” (IHE 2008).

Fall 2021 Welcome from IGR Co-Directors

Co-directors Donna Rich Kaplowitz and Monita C. Thompson share a welcome message for students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Program on Intergroup Relations as we start fall semester.

Donna Rich Kaplowitz and Monita C. Thompson

Former IGR facilitator on learning about race and student safety

Chaddrick James-Gallaway discusses school rules and critical race theory in K-12 education in an essay penned for ‘Thursday Thoughts,’ a series from the Office of Community College Research and Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Portrait of Chaddrick James-Gallaway


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