Moving Forward Together

Admission: Free and open to all UTC faculty, staff and students

Information: Learn more about the MOC Forward series at

MOC (Moving Our Campus) Forward at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga returned

The virtual session, “Moving Forward Together: White Allies and Accountability,” will be led by Beth Douthirt-Cohen, Social Justice Training Institute faculty member and executive director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Frederick Community College in Maryland.

MOC Forward is a series of events and talks designed to spur conversations and actions for embracing equity and inclusion at UTC. The 2020-21 schedule features a collection of events all focused on one theme: Moving forward together to dismantle racism.

Read more about the series here.

MOC Forward 2020-21 Schedule of Events

Last fall’s lineup featured guest speakers covering a range of topics from micro-aggressions and implicit bias to religion and racial divide, as well as student panel discussions about experiences and needs at UTC.

Upcoming session topics include:

  • A Discussion of Race and Sexuality
  • Looking Back at UTC and Chattanooga’s Black History
  • Doing Self Work

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Sarah ’14, ’16 earned an MA in English rhetoric and composition at UTC where she now works as staff writer; she enjoys hiking with her husband and two boys and spending time with her backyard menagerie of goats, chickens and ducks.

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