The event featured keynote speaker Abi Williams, professor of the practice of international politics at The Fletcher School and director of the Institute for Global Leadership, and a speech from Tufts student René LaPointe Jameson. The event is part of a larger conversation about anti-racism at Tufts.
While TUPD did not mandate that everyone be vaccinated, Coletta said approximately 75% of those eligible have received or plan to receive the vaccine.
The program, which over 200 people attended, consisted of presentations from multiple community members about the impact of COVID-19 on anti-Asian racism.
The meal program aimed to support local businesses while ensuring that students would not have to worry about accessing or paying for food.
The collaboration between Mail Services, JumboVote and Tisch College came into effect in the spring after issues with election-related mail. Many students living in Houston and Miller halls, which underwent renovations that changed how residents receive mail, had not been notified by Mail Services that their ballots had arrived.
The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) revealed in a June poll that youth engagement is higher in the 2020 election cycle, than in 2016 and 2018. Researchers from CIRCLE discussed the large impact of the poll in the days leading up to the November election.