Daunte Wright – A Death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota ♥ ★ ✚

Dear campus community, Daunte Wright joins a lengthening and disheartening list of unarmed Black people who have been killed in police custody. The time and place may be different, but the conclusion is the same: another life is taken. This loss, like others, ripples through an ocean of grieving families, friends and communities. The survivors [...]

Daunte Wright – A Death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota ♥ ★ ✚2021-04-16T12:37:29-07:00

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright ♥

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright UC Office of the President Tuesday, April 13, 2021 University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., issued the following statement today (April 13): “Sunday’s killing of Daunte Wright is yet another senseless tragedy that tears at our hearts and reopens deep wounds. Even as Americans [...]

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright ♥2021-04-14T08:25:56-07:00

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | UCI’s Commitment to Inclusion and Equity ♥ ✚

Yesterday a young white man killed eight women in three separate attacks in the Atlanta area. Six of the eight victims were Asian. There has been a long series of attacks on Asians and Asian-Americans across the nation in recent months, fueled by anti-Chinese political rhetoric during the pandemic and emblematic of long-standing discrimination that [...]

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | UCI’s Commitment to Inclusion and Equity ♥ ✚2021-03-17T14:12:06-07:00

UCI Libraries | Library Resources on Racism and Diversity

New Ebook Collection: Understanding and Combatting Racism The UCI Libraries stands in solidarity with the campus in its stance against anti-blackness, and as allies against racism.   To support the campus educational role and intellectual discourse on this timely topic, the Libraries offer a new ebook collection in OverDrive: Understanding and Combatting Racism. To access this collection, [...]

UCI Libraries | Library Resources on Racism and Diversity2020-07-23T08:58:40-07:00

Adding an LGBTQ+ focus to M.D. Training – UCI News – ♥ ★ ✚

  Two UCI medical students who’ve benefited from donor support spearhead revisions to school curriculum that boost inclusivity by Christine Catlett, UCI | April 28, 2020 “Perhaps the greatest feedback I’ve gotten about these curriculum changes was when another medical student told me that because of our efforts, when they were treating a trans patient, [...]

Adding an LGBTQ+ focus to M.D. Training – UCI News – ♥ ★ ✚2020-05-12T17:03:58-07:00

Zoombombing Incident Update ♥ ★ ✚

Dear Campus Community, UCI again experienced an incident of Zoombombing yesterday during a public lecture event. Zoombombing describes an individual or a group of individuals misusing Zoom features to interrupt a meeting or class, often with criminal, vulgar, or inappropriate images or chat messages. These incidents are unacceptable at UCI. If you experience Zoombombing, please [...]

Zoombombing Incident Update ♥ ★ ✚2020-04-21T15:59:51-07:00

UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism Dear Campus Community, As part of our efforts to advance and expand the Confronting Extremism program, the Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism requests UCI senate faculty proposals that explore the origins and sources, causes and consequences, methods and [...]

UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism2019-10-03T15:47:29-07:00

Confronting Extremism as a Fundamental Responsibility for Citizenship

Dear Campus Community, Two years ago and a month after the public display of racism and violent extremism in Charlottesville, Virginia, UCI launched the Confronting Extremism initiative. The purpose of the initiative was to channel our research, teaching and service mission to better understand extremism and to use these insights to inform how to [...]

Confronting Extremism as a Fundamental Responsibility for Citizenship2020-06-04T13:44:45-07:00

Fortifying Our Campus Community by Confronting Extremism and Hate

Dear Campus Community, "Hello Brother" is how a Muslim worshiper greeted a visitor to a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday. The visitor entered the Al Noor Mosque with hate in his heart and armed with weapons to kill as many people as possible. The subsequent attack on this mosque and a second [...]

Fortifying Our Campus Community by Confronting Extremism and Hate2019-03-18T17:43:32-07:00
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