University of Phoenix Supports Tempe Union High School "Reading Under the Stars: The Ethic of Belonging" Event

PHOENIX ~ The University of Phoenix Office of Educational Equity (OEE) is proud to support the Tempe Union High School District's "Reading Under the Stars: The Ethic of Belonging" event. This community-driven initiative promotes literacy and shares stories to help foster a deep sense of belonging among individuals of all backgrounds.

Tondra Richardson, MBA, Director of Student Diversity & Inclusion at the University of Phoenix, expressed her strong support for the event, stating: "At University of Phoenix, we firmly believe that education is a path to empowerment, and books are a gateway to understanding the world around us. 'Reading Under the Stars: The Ethic of Belonging' aligns perfectly with our mission to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment. We are honored to support this event and believe it will make a meaningful impact in bringing our community together."

The event will take place on September 19, 2023 at the Mesa Community College Planetarium and will feature a variety of activities including reading sessions, storytelling, and opportunities for attendees to engage in discussions about the importance of diversity and inclusion in literature and society. Families, students, and community members are encouraged to attend this inspiring evening of educational storytelling. There are two additional Reading Under the Stars sessions scheduled following the September 19 session on January 4th 2024 and March 25th 2024. All three sessions afford participants a safe space in which they can broaden their understanding of the transformational power of belonging.

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The work being done in this program compliments the University's longstanding commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging as well as OEE's mission to foster cultural awareness, provide thought leadership and form community alliances to promote educational equity and diversity initiatives. The OEE supports University of Phoenix students and faculty year-round with public programs like Educational Equity Webinar Series, Inclusive Leadership Summit and an internal offering for staff and faculty called The Inclusive Café.

As a leader in providing accessible education, University of Phoenix recognizes the transformative power of literacy as well as believes in fostering a sense belonging for all individuals through events such as Reading Under The Stars: The Ethic Of Belonging.
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