The University of Texas at Austin Senate of College Councils has released a “ Statement of Harm ” that acknowledges the “historically perpetuated harm against UT students of marginalized backgrounds.”
The senate’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team released the statement on August 29 and intends to update it accordingly as it sees fit.
The Senate of College Councils apologized in the document for several past presidents and vice presidents attending the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference. According to the statement, AIPAC is “an organization that perpetuates Zionist beliefs (and subsequently promotes the unjust occupation of Palestine),” according to the document.
Sterling Mosley, a member of the College of Councils and Campus Reform Correspondent, told Campus Reform that calling out council officials for attending AIPAC conferences is wrong.“I think that calling out that attendance as ‘harm’ is wrong and that pressures others who may want to attend that conference to not […]
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