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Kendal at Oberlin's Racial Equity Forum

Published: February 21, 2024 Since November 2022, when Kendal’s Racial Equity Forum was launched “to examine racism in America to forge a more equitable future,” the resident and staff initiative…

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Celebrating Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Resident Stories - Kendal at Oberlin

Published: June 20, 2023 Pride Month at Kendal at Oberlin began in early June with the life plan community receiving a national designation for being welcoming and equitable toward LGBTQ+…

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Values in Action: Welcoming Diversity

Published: July 27, 2022 Kendal at Oberlin, and Kendal Corporation’s other affiliates are independent and not part of, or sponsored by any religious or social institution, but they were founded…

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Kendal at Hanover Brings Education and Understanding Around Gender Awareness and Identity

Kendal at Hanover Takes Next Steps in Creating an Inclusive Campus Kendal Charitable Funds (KCF) opened its latest round of affiliate grants last year, inspiring Kendal at Hanover to take…

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Discovering Common Ground: Quakerism and Zen

To many, the name “Kendal” is synonymous with Quaker values. Recently, Kendal has celebrated growth with new Affiliates that expand beyond these principles and bring a spiritual component more aligned…

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Giving Thanks for Diversity & Inclusion This Holiday Season

The holiday season stirs up favorite memories and makes thankfulness top of mind. As we gather in groups big or small throughout the coming weeks, the universal theme of gratitude…

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Oberlin’s Rich History of Diversity

Published: November 30, 2022   An historical marker at 73 ½ Professor Street in Oberlin describing the 1833 founding of Oberlin College and the surrounding community sets the stage: The…

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Celebrating Black History Month - 2021

Published: February 4, 2021 February has been Black History Month for a long time  –  95 years in fact. But this year the monthlong celebration is especially robust given the…

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Gay and Growing Old

Published: June 1, 2022 While the U.S. census has never measured how many LGBTQ+ people live in America, reports estimate that there are currently around 3 million LGBTQ+  adults over…

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