Diversity & Inclusion Resources
We encourage Neuroscience members to use these resources to engage with Black and Brown communities to better understand the plight of inequality and assist with closing the achievement gap in academia.
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
SACNAS mentors underrepresented Latinx, Native Americans and other graduate level groups in science through professional development and networking.
Science in Society
In partnerships with Chicago-area schools and community groups, SIS trains researchers to share their knowledge with communities in need.
The Science Club program was formed in alliance with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, teachers from CPS, and Northwestern University. Their objective is to inspire underserved youths in the sciences to close the achievement gap in this field.
Black In Neuro Mini-Conferences
Black In Neuro organizes mini conferences to highlight Black excellence in neuroscience related fields.
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
ABRCMS is a community mentorship program working with underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)
IMSA, an independent state agency, recruits’ students in grades 10-12 with advanced academics to become leaders in business, education, scientific, and civic sectors.