Committee Description

The Martin Administration will advocate for the University to improve its ability to accommodate the needs of all marginalized students. The Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Outreach committee is the vehicle the Administration will use to accomplish this aim. UNC’s population is becoming increasingly more diverse, necessitating a better sense of urgency when it comes to understanding and responding to the needs of marginalized individuals. Through education, advocacy and implementation, MADO will make progressive change on campus.

Committee Goals for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

  • Continue to develop a sustainable Implicit Bias Training for students, faculty and admin alike
  • Support and protect student activists by standing with them at civil protests
  • Release publications that support the efforts of student activists
  • Encourage communication between leaders of student organizations, student activists, administrators, and the Chapel Hill Police Force
  • Help to establish UNC as a sanctuary campus
  • Begin taking steps to establish a multi-culturual and multi-faith based space on campus
  • Continue to establish relations with underrepresented groups and the Coalition of Resistance and Solidarity (CARS)
  • Lobby for increased living wages for graduate students
  • Work toward increasing minority enrollment, retention, and graduation rates

Meet Bria.

Bria Clyburn,

Bria Clyburn serves as the Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Outreach Committee (MADO) Co-chair for the Undergraduate Executive Branch.

Bria is junior Exercise and Sports Science Major and Health in Society Minor from Charlotte, NC. In addition, she is a Leadership Program Coordinator for the Student Life and Leadership Office, where she facilitates leadership programs for students. Bria also works as an Student Office Assistant for Carolina Football and performs as part of the UNC Gospel Choir. She has served on student government for the past two years as a MADO committee member before becoming MADO Co-Chair this year.


Meet Dwayne.

Dwayne Hamilton,

Dwayne serves as the Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Outreach Committee (MADO) Co-chair for the Undergraduate Executive Branch.

Dwayne is a junior majoring in Mathematics with a minor in Social and Economic Justice and during his sophomore year, he was accepted into the UNC B.E.S.T. program.

He joined the Executive Branch during his first semester at UNC and served on the Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Outreach committee for two years. He serves on the Student Advisory Committee to the Chancellor by the Undergraduate Senate. Outside of Student Government, Dwayne previously served as the Executive Assistant to the UNC Gospel Choir but now serves as its Vice President. Dwayne is also a Buckley Public Service Scholar and part of the tutoring organization H.Y.P.E. (Helping Youth by Providing Enrichment).


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