Our mission is to address systemic inequities by developing and advancing visible, lasting, and effective action grounded in Harvard’s educational mission and guided by the recommendations and findings of the Presidential Committee on Harvard & the Legacy of Slavery.
This initiative is guided by:
Truth (Veritas): Continue to reckon with Harvard’s legacy of slavery and uncover the truth
Transparency: Share and disseminate existing and future findings
Accountability: Acknowledge past wrongs and harms, and report on aims and impact of ongoing work
Equity: Ensure that our words and actions reflect the commitment to the pursuit of equity that informs our work
Collaboration: Engage with communities and organizations that share our steadfast commitment to the work of repair
Thank you for your interest in this critical work. We welcome thoughts and questions about the initiative, and how we can address systemic inequities impacting descendant communities.