Carolina United 2022

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“Diversity is not simply race, religion, sexuality, gender, creed; it is a plurality of experiences, perspectives, and ideas. Leadership is not simply a title, position, list of accomplishments; it is the ability and willingness to inspire yourself and others.”

 

What is Carolina United?

Carolina United is a program run through the Office of Student Life and Leadership that provides a safe and accepting environment for UNC students to explore diversity and multiculturalism within and between themselves. This environment is intended to foster collaborative dialogue that unites participants across their differences. Carolina United hopes to serve as a catalyst for greater recognition and celebration of this unity on UNC’s campus and in humanity.

 

Vision: To unite the world through the appreciation of difference. 

MissionCarolina United provides a safe and accepting environment for UNC students to be validated and supported in their own identities and explore diversity and multiculturalism within and between themselves. This environment is intended to foster collaborative dialogue that unites participants across their differences. Carolina United hopes to serve as a catalyst for greater recognition and celebration of this unity on UNC’s campus and beyond.  

 

Carolina United Retreat

The Carolina United 3-day overnight retreat provides participants with the opportunity to engage in self-reflection, dialogue, and action planning to make a difference in the world around them. Carolina United serves as a catalyst for UNC students to understand identity, equity, and social justice within themselves and their community. As a result of attending Carolina United, participants will identify and enact their role in becoming a changemaker and making a positive impact on the lives of others.  

 

The 2022 Carolina United retreat took place February 25 - 27, 2022.

 

Please contact Natasha Young, Leadership Development Program Coordinator (natasha.young@unc.edu) and Melissa Yu, Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development (yu8@ad.unc.edu) with any questions.