By Kristine Jan Espinoza
If you tuned into KNPR 88.9 FM on Wednesday, January 19th, at 9 am or 7 pm PST, you may have caught a snippet of an MSI Student Council member!
Race. Racial categories. Racialized categories. US Census. What are these terms and their continued complicated use today, especially when it comes to “counting” diversity? What is the history of the US Census at the use and counting of race and ethnicity?
Late Fall 2020, I interviewed with Sonja Cho Swanson, the talented Executive Producer of Exit Spring Mountain, a podcast hosted on Nevada Public Radio (KNPR; … Read More
Keren Jean-Charles works through the university’s Minority-Serving Institution Student Council to help other students thrive at UNLV.
The daughter of Haitian immigrants, Keren Jean-Charles is a first-generation university student striving to advance UNLV’s “serving” mission as a minority-serving institution. The junior psychology major is actively involved in student organizations and projects that elevate students’ voices and their role in shaping the college experience for traditionally underrepresented students.
Tell us about yourself.
Both of my parents are from Haiti, and my siblings and I are first-generation college students. I’m an artist and have been one my entire life. I create art … Read More