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Fostering Belonging. Curated Resource Guide.

Fostering Belonging

If you belong, you stay. CEHHS A&E offers a list of resources about fostering belonging as part of the 2024 CEHHS A&E Summit. This guide emphasizes the importance of understanding diverse backgrounds and experiences to foster emotional, social, and cognitive development, ultimately contributing to a cohesive and vibrant community. These resources are available through the UT Library and online.

Defining Belonging

belonging noun
a feeling of being happy or comfortable as part of a particular group and having a good relationship with the other members of the group because they welcome you and accept you (Cambridge Dictionary)

Voices on Fostering Belonging

The resources below feature voices speaking about fostering belonging both through theory and through practice.

Curated April 2024 by Miranda N. Rutan, Doctoral Candidate, CEHHS A&E, UT Knoxville