Registration Information

Conference - October 25-26, 2019 - Boston College

DC Banner


Race, Culture, and WHMP: Survival, Resistance, and Healing in the Current Social Climate

Each year the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture (ISPRC) addresses a racial or cultural issue that could benefit from a pragmatic, scholarly, or grassroots focus through its Diversity Challenge conference.  The theme of Diversity Challenge 2019 is Race, Culture, and WHMP: Survival, Resistance, and Healing in the Current Social Climate. The two-day conference includes panel discussions, symposia, workshops, structured discussions, poster sessions and individual presentations by invited experts in education, administration, research, mental health, and community activism.

Diversity Challenge Format

Our two-day program offers eight 90-minute blocks of various presentations plus two Poster/Networking Luncheon sessions.  The conference structure for each day is as follows:  

Morning Concurrent Sessions

Invited Speakers

Poster Session / Networking Luncheon

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

Invited Speakers

Take a Sneak Peak at our scheduled Challenge topics and presenters!



dc 2017
dc 2017
dc 2017




Diversity Challenge Fees: 




Registered On or Before 09/18/19


Registered On or After 9/19/19


Onsite Payment by Cash/Check Only*

 Regular  Attendee




 Current  Student





 Current BC  Student

        $65         $85       $105

 BC  Faculty





Payment Options - Click to choose registration method:





*Please note there is an additional $20 charge for onsite registration.  Onsite registration is Cash or Check only.


Continuing Education Credits / Professional Development Points

Continuing Education Credits (CE's) are offered for Psychologists through the Massachusetts Psychological Association.  They may be purchased as follows:  6 CE credits for $40 or 12 CE credits for $80.  They may be purchased in advance with your online registration or purchased onsite with cash or check payment.  *Note: You must complete and sign an evaluation for each CE-associated session in order to receive credit.  We also provide Certificates of Participation for teachers seeking Professional Development Points (PDPs).  Psychologists will receive their certificates by mail.  PDP certificates, which verify the number of hours of participation in the sessions marked with asterisks, can be requested at the Registration Information tables at the end of each day of Diversity Challenge.



Photographs may be taken of conference sessions and participants and these photographs may be used on the Institute’s website, in printed publications, and in marketing campaigns.  By registering for the conference, you agree to this usage.

I developed a more in depth understanding of the systemic programming offered to high school students that helps reduce the gap in achievement.
Diversity Challenge Participant