Culturally sensitive Halloween costumes
Diane Ariza, associate vice president for academic affairs & chief diversity officer for the University, is available to comment. Ariza says, "Keep your costumes correct. As many of us observe and participate in Halloween festivities, keep in mind that certain costumes inappropriately perpetuate racial and ethnic stereotypes. Although this may not be your intent, these costumes can depict various cultures in offensive ways and can be hurtful to others."
To reach Ariza, please call John Morgan, associate vice president for public relations, at 203-206-4449.
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