Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Corner


Professional Development and Educational Opportunities for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity 

The AAOPR IEC is promoting upcoming learning opportunities, such as webinars, panels, and self-guided courses or other resources, that support diversity, equity, and/or inclusivity within the field of public opinion research. We welcome and encourage crowd-sourced submissions of upcoming learning opportunities. If you would like to have an event or resource featured in a future IEC newsletter, please use the following form: Inclusion & Equity Bulletin Submission Form (

Mark Your Calendar

New England AAPOR is hosting a virtual roundtable on April 29,2022 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST to discuss the challenges and opportunities of polling historically difficult to reach populations, with a focused discussion on polling these communities ahead of the 2022 election. Panelists include Ray Block Jr., Janelle Wong, Gabrielle Sanchez, John Della Volpe, and Tatishe Nneta (moderator). The webinar is free and open to the public, but does require pre-registration at the following url:

In Case You Missed It

The NYAAPOR and Roper Center for Public Opinion Research webinar “Public Opinion, Racism and American Democracy” is now publicly available on YouTube. Panelists include Lawrence D. Bobo, Mark Hugo Lopez, and Janelle Wong, with Jennifer Agiesta serving as moderator. This event was held and recorded on November 10, 2021. 

A recording of the 2021 PAPOR Conference paper session “A Closer Look at Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)” is also now publicly available. The session, originally held on December 1st, 2021, features the following presentations: “The Impact of the Pandemic on LGBT Adults” (Sparks and Kirzinger); “The Promises and Realities of DEI in Corporate America (Cardazone), and “Framing Inspirational Content in News Media” (Moore, Green, Fitzgerald, & Paravati).


Happenings with the IEC Subcommittees


Below is a list of upcoming AAPOR Affinity Group events that we hope you won’t miss at the Annual AAPOR Conference:

AAPOR Affinity Group organized Panels and Roundtables:


Affinity Group-Wide Events