MBL Statements on Diversity and Inclusion


Reflections on the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder

Dear Colleagues, May 25th marked the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, a heinous act of violence that shook our country. Floyd’s death shed a bright and unequivocal light on the … [Read more...]

WHDI Statement on Anti-Asian Discrimination and Violence

March 25, 2021 The Woods Hole Diversity Initiative condemns the recent violence and racist attacks against Asians and Asian Americans across our nation. These events harm not only our Asian … [Read more...]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 7, 2020 Dear Colleagues, In an effort to honor the native populations that were displaced and decimated after European explorers reached the North American continent, the Marine … [Read more...]

Statement in Support of Agassiz Road Name Change

September 2, 2020 As the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) considers the ways in which we as an institution can actively confront racism and support our Black community members in tangible ways, … [Read more...]

Racism and Reaffirming Core Values of the MBL

June 2, 2020 Dear Colleagues and Friends, The tragic circumstances surrounding the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and a number of other recent acts of racially motivated violence … [Read more...]