Celebrating Minnesota's African American Community (Washburn) ONLINE
Adult Enrichment / Academic -
Adult Enrichment Fall 2021
Members of Minnesota’s Black Community Project will discuss the making of "Minnesota’s Black Community in the 21st Century" book contributes to the history of Minnesota African Americans professions during the pre and post-Civil Rights era,.
Chaunda L Scott
Dr. Chaunda L. Scott is a professor of Human Resource Development, and Graduate Coordinator of the Human Diversity Inclusion and Social Justice Graduate Certificate Program in the Department of Organizational Leadership at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She is also a recognized workforce diversity and diversity education expert. Her scholarly research and teaching interests are in human resource development, workforce diversity policies and practices, adult diversity education, eradicating societal racism and social justice practices. Dr. Scott has published several diversity focused co-edited and single authored books, articles, and book chapters and most recently she is a 2020 recipient of the Academy of Human Resource Development’s prominent R. Wayne Pace Book of the Year Award. To date, her research has been presented in global locales as Limerick, Ireland, Oxford, England, Beijing, China, Montreal Quebec, Canada, Cape Town, South Africa, and Washington, D.C.In addition to the above, Dr. Scott has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Education Professors in Michigan by Online Schools Michigan. Most notable, she was granted a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Award that took her to Cape Town, South Africa where she engaged in diversity education research and teaching. She has also received the Educator of the Year Award from the Niagara Foundation – Michigan Chapter for her exemplary workforce diversity and diversity education work. She also serves as the secretary for Minnesota’s Black Community Project, a non-profit organization located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, her hometown, that highlights publicly the contributions and accomplishments of successful African Americans in Minnesota through educational programs, books, documentaries, articles, and interviews.