What’s your next step?

We invited faculty, staff, and students across the University of Notre Dame campus to reflect on what they can do to make our community even more welcoming and inclusive.

  • Annual MLK Day Candlelight prayer service

    What's Your Next Step? JP Abercrumbie

    JP Abercrumbie is the Executive Associate Athletics Director, Culture & Engagement

  • What's Your Next Step?: Patrick Lee '23

    What's Your Next Step? Patrick Lee '23

    Patrick Lee is a member of the Class of 2023 and President of Student Government

  • What's Your Next Step? Tracy Kijewski-Correa

    What's Your Next Step? Tracy Kijewski-Correa

    Tracy Kijewski-Correa is Professor of Engineering and Global Affairs

  • What's Your Next Step?: Fr. Gerry Olinger, C.S.C.

    What's Your Next Step? Fr. Gerry Olinger, C.S.C.

    Fr. Gerry Olinger, C.S.C., is Vice President for Student Affairs

  • What's Your Next Step: Olivia Hsin

    What's Your Next Step? Olivia Hsin '24

    Olivia Hsin is a member of the Class of 2024 and President of Diversity Council

  • What's Your Next Step?: Santiago Schnell

    What's Your Next Step? Santiago Schnell

    Santiago Schnell is the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science

Recap Walk the Walk Week 2023


2023 WTWW Prayer Service

Walk the Walk Week 2023 Prayer Service

The eighth annual Walk the Walk Week featured a Prayer Service in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on January 22, 2023. The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church, delivered keynote reflections.

Natasha Trethewey

"Why I Write"

Reflections from Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey opened Walk the Walk Week 2023

Annual MLK Day Candlelight prayer service

Walk the Walk Week 2023 Prayer Service Recap

A short recap video of the 2023 Walk the Walk Week Prayer Service and Candlelight March.

Walk the Walk Week recap

Walk the Walk Week 2023 Recap

Get a glimpse of the many events that took place during Walk the Walk Week 2023



More Walk the Walk Week Photos

Additional Resources

Snite Museum Walk the Walk Week Digital Collection

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, explore photographs of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement from the Snite Museum’s permanent collection.

View the Photo Gallery

Black@ND Podcast

Black@ND is a talk show created and co-hosted by Emorja Roberson, Euda Fils, Daut'e Martin, and Blake Woods. It seeks to be a forum for an open and honest conversation that gives greater visibility to the experience of black students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the University of Notre Dame. Its purpose is to foster constructive self-criticism and awareness within the University community in order to contribute to the University’s mission to promote a spirit of diversity and inclusion.

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Notre Dame Initiative on Race and Resilience

Global in scope and comparative and interdisciplinary in critical approach, the Initiative on Race and Resilience promotes multiracial collaboration, qualitative and quantitative methodologies, and inclusive pedagogy. It focuses on challenging systemic racism and promoting racial equality through scholarship, education, and community empowerment.

Learn more about the Initiative on Race and Resilience

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary

The Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights presents Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary, a lecture series and associated course presenting preeminent scholars, thought leaders, and public intellectuals to guide the Notre Dame community through topics necessary to an understanding of systemic racism and racial justice. The series is designed to provide intellectual and moral building blocks to begin the transformative work of anti-racism. 

Learn more about Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary

Together Irish

Building on the Notre Dame's Spirit of Inclusion, Notre Dame Athletics invites all student-athletes, coaches, staff, faculty, alumni, supporters, and community members to join in the work needed to create sustainable progress and change.

Learn more about Together Irish

Office of Institutional Transformation

In 2022, the Rev. Canon Hugh R. Page Jr. became the University’s first vice president for institutional transformation and advisor to University president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. Rev. Page's office focuses on creating and coordinating an integrated diversity, equity and inclusion strategy centrally and across the various divisions, colleges, and schools.

Learn more about the Office of Institutional Transformation

What’s Your Next Step?

What can you do to make Notre Dame a more diverse and inclusive community?