The NIRSA Board of Directors has expanded on a recent statement opposing the increasing number of bills being introduced into state legislatures regarding transgender athletes’ participation in sports.
As we approach a verdict of the Derek Chauvin trial, NIRSA, like all communities, has been called to reexamine its own structures and history, as well as to provide members opportunities to lean into both learning and community.
NIRSA opposes legislation or policies that restrict or ban transgender individuals from participating.
The NIRSA Board of Directors approved the 2021-2024 Strategic Plan at their March 30 meeting. This approval comes after months of dedicated, forward thinking by the Strategic Plan’s leadership team.
The recent murder of six women of Asian descent extends an appalling escalation of violence directed at the Asian community. We condemn these acts of violence and all forms of racism, misogyny, marginalization, and dehumanization.
Recent efforts and initiatives align with call to action from the NIRSA equity, diversity and inclusion statement and the Board’s promise last spring to take action to address racism.
NIRSA has been able to provide a membership fee waiver for lapsed members facing financial hardship due to COVID-19.
The NIRSA Board of Directors recently endorsed a significant overhaul to the NIRSA Member Code of Ethics. Take a few minutes to acquaint yourself with the new governing document.
Campus recreation professionals and their student affairs colleagues are invited to be part of NIRSA’s 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge © for Campus Recreation.
Over the past several days, outrage and anger and sadness poured out into the streets across the U.S. NIRSA will continue to champion equity, diversity, and inclusion as crucial to healthy people and healthy communities.