Racial Justices Allies & Advocates (RJAA)


Fall 2023 Postcard with scheduled workshop dates and times.

Are you interested in better understanding racism and learning how to be better ally for people of color?  The Racial Justice Allies and Advocates Training program is designed to provide students, faculty, and staff with a core awareness of the structures of racism, its role in interpersonal relationships, and empower allies to elevate the voices of underrepresented populations at the University of Illinois.

Register for Racial Justice Allies & Advocates Training


Fall 2023 RJAA 1.0 Trainings Dates:

These sessions will be offered IN PERSON at the following times: 

Tuesday, September 26th 1-4pm 

Tuesday, October 10th 1-4pm 

Wednesday, November 15th 9am-12pm 

Tuesday, December 5th 1-4pm 

Wednesday, December 13th 9am-12pm 

These sessions will be offered VIRTUALLY at the following times: 

Wednesday, October 25th 9am-12pm 

Thursday, November 30th 1-4pm

To register, please select the date and time offered through our Bookings page for the workshop you would like to attend.

Need a specialized racial justice training for your group?


The Racial Justice Allies & Advocates Training is presented by Diversity & Social Justice Education in conjunction with partners from across Student and Academic Affairs.  For more information, contact Michelle Naese, Assistant Director of Alllyship & Solidarity, at naese2@illinois.edu.