CLIF Recipients

The Culture Lab Innovation Fund's mission is to uncover solutions for pressing challenges in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The award empowers teams to test and learn from new ideas that strive to transform culture at Harvard. This year's exciting winners range from technology to arts to events.

2022 Winners

ADAPT

A wiki that provides librarians with accessibility reviews of third-party licensed databases, as well as the training and resources necessary to conduct their own reviews. 

Project Details

Black Staff Caucus at Longwood

A professional and dedicated space that fosters the growth and personal wellbeing of underrepresented Black staff members as they work and learn within the Harvard Longwood Campus. 

Project Details

Culture Ambassadors Network

A train-the-trainers program for staff to build an inclusive School culture by developing facilitation and leadership capacity to advance anti-racism in centers, departments, and beyond.

Project Details

Decolonized HEALing

An evidence-based minority stress and empowerment intervention focused on Harvard scholars identifying as queer, trans, Black and Indigenous people of color (QTBIPOC).

Project Details

First-Generation Visibility Week

A series of events that aims to empower, celebrate, and validate the identities of first-generation students at Harvard by coordinating programs, November 3 - 10, 2022.

Project Details

Harm to Harmony

A training that expands Restorative Justice (RJ) practices within Harvard College residential communities to prevent, intervene, and respond to harm.

Project Details

Harvard University Peer Coaching Initiative

A program that fosters trust, curiosity and collaboration in the diverse learning communities at Harvard, by giving students a way to tap into and cultivate their natural ability to listen to each other and support each other’s growth. 

Project Details

Inclusive Teaching Institute

A learning community for faculty and teaching staff across Harvard University to connect about inclusive teaching practices, pedagogies, theories, and research.

Project Details

Instructional Moves 3.0: Educating for Equity and Inclusion

A teaching site that enables educators to see powerful equitable and inclusive pedagogical practices at work in Harvard classrooms and to transfer those skills to their own contexts.

Project Details

Neurodiversity Project

A space for collaboration, advocacy, and community building to tackle the scientific and life challenges caused by neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental conditions and to improve mental health for all.

Project Details

StatStart

A high school students program to develop’ computational thinking skills and expose underrepresented minorities to statistical programming while providing Harvard graduate students the opportunity to teach and decrease unconscious biases within the STEM community.

Project Details

The Language Exchange

An online database that provides Harvard members the opportunity to find partners to practice language speaking. Users register with their desired languages and once their match request is approved, users may meet up virtually or in person.

Project Details

To Be Seen: Acknowledging Indigenous Land in Green Spaces

An installation of a series of interpretive signs on a widely used public trail, to amplify local Indigenous voices and interrupt the dominant colonizer narrative that excludes and devalues the lived experience of Indigenous community members.

Project Details