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BSU-UMD Social Justice Alliance

Champion change in the fight for equality

Bowie State University (BSU), in collaboration with the University of Maryland (UMD) and the 2LT Richard Collins III Foundation, has developed a Social Justice Alliance, created to honor the legacy of BSU alumnus 1LT Collins and promote social justice on their respective campuses. 1LT Collins was posthumously promoted to the rank of first lieutenant by the U.S. Army.

Virtual Launch Event: Oct. 1, 2020, 12:30 p.m. 

Event Details

Learn more about the alliance and mark the significance of the day that the 2LT Richard Collins III law goes into effect in Maryland. Speakers include:

· BSU President Aminta H. Breaux
· UMD President Darryll J. Pines
· Collins family
· Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy


Planned Activities

The alliance will host public programming, including symposiums and a national conference, to stimulate conversations and direct action for change. The alliance will provide learning opportunities for BSU and UMD students by infusing social justice education in the curriculum and experiential activities.