Important Updates (revised 8/18/2020)
According to the July 7/24/2020 Provost Message, Staged Launch for In-Person Instruction for Fall 2020, "Student support beyond the classroom (advising, student aid counseling, career development, tutoring, supplemental instruction, cultural centers, etc.) will continue in a remote format until further notice." We are online and ready to meet with you!
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Dear University of Arizona and Tucson Community,
BLACK LIVES MATTER. Thrive Center recognizes the violent injustices directed at our Black communities across this country are wrong, and we publicly condemn the murder of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Nina Pop, Dreasjon Reed, Tony McDade, David McAtee, Dion Johnson, and the many more lives lost to the depths of systemic racism. We express solidarity with those in mourning and feeling a range of emotions in light of this horrifying reality. We express solidarity as people, and movements continue to work to challenge white supremacy to envision and enact liberating realities.
In our work with students and campus partners, we prioritize a social justice lens and commitment to inclusion. We know social justice and inclusion carry no weight if we are unwilling to make these words come to life in our everyday work. As we continue to strive to create space for Black community members to feel as they need to feel and organize as they believe they should organize, we also call on our non-Black students and staff to consider your role in actively educating yourself, family and friends about the reality that Black Lives Matter (#blacklivesmatter) is a movement we all need to do our part in. Take this time to deeply reflect on what you are doing to unlearn and challenge anti-blackness within yourself and others.
We know that our learning is never complete, especially as we unpack and undo the salience of racism in our communities and systems. So, we assure you that we to, as a staff and student center, are continuing our own education, learning, and engagement as we encourage you to do the same.
Thrive Center is currently closed.
All student success services have been moved online. For more information regarding the program you are a part of within Thrive Center, please refer to email communication from the staff of those programs. You can also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have not received any emails. If you would like to connect with a program, please email us and we'll have a staff member reach out to you.
The University of Arizona sits on the original homelands of indigenous peoples who have stewarded this land since time immemorial. Aligning with the university’s core value of a diverse and inclusive community, it is an institutional responsibility to recognize and acknowledge the people, culture and history that make up the Wildcat community. At the institutional level, it is important to be proactive in broadening awareness throughout campus to ensure our students feel represented and valued.