Below is the full text of an email sent by former Yale School of Nursing DEI Director, Raven Rodriguez. As a current YSN GEPN Midwifery student, I received this email on 10/22/2020 and am reposting it with Raven’s permission.

Dear Students,

I am writing to you to inform you of my decision to immediately resign from YSN as Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. I have reached this decision to prioritize my physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

My hope is that each of you included in this message knows that despite how hard whiteness has tried to center itself in…

Neelu Shruti

NYC & India / Love Child / Not An Alien

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