Confronting Extremism Events
Below you'll find our post category archive. Note that many titles will have , , and at the end of the text. These help identify pages, posts, and events representing our three core values: Community, Thriving, and Wellness. To learn more about this, read about our Action Plan. These also all help support our #ActForInclusion.
Challenging Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia during COVID-19 ♥ ✚
Learning outcomes of the Webinar: Address the current state of Anti-Asian racism Discuss the historical relevance and context Explore different opportunities for all of us to practice allyship Resources: Land Acknowledgement + Support Indigenous Communities Which indigenous land are you on? Find out here: https://native-land.ca Navajo Nation is the highest COVID-19 infected area in the US. A few of the organizations that are supporting native communities Partnership with Native Americans Native Americans in Philanthropy Native American Health Center Xenophobia and Anti-Asian Racism during COVID-19 (and beyond) Stop AAPI Hate Reporting Center – https://www.asianpacificpolicyandplanningcouncil.org/stop-aapi-hate/ Learn History: PBS Asian Americans Documentary –…
#ActForInclusion: Improving Health and Equity During COVID-19 | May 15, 2020
What are the campus and medical center resources available for collaboration and inroads to care during the current pandemic? The Office of Inclusive Excellence and the LEAD-ABC (Leadership Education to Advance Diversity-African, Black, and Caribbean) program invite all campus and medical center members to join #ActForInclusion: Improving Equity and Health During Covid-19. Participants will gain insights from key leaders about cutting-edge research and education emerging to support community wellness and health professionals’ success in the battle against COVID-19. Key resources and practical guidance will be shared, as well as current opportunities for engagement to make a difference. Moderated by: Candice…
View the Event: A Debate on Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Michelle Goldberg has been an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times since 2017. She was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2018 for public service for reporting on workplace sexual harassment. She is an author and previously served as a columnist at Slate. Bret Stephens joined The New York Times as an Op-Ed columnist in 2017. He previously served as deputy editorial page editor and foreign affairs columnist at The Wall Street Journal and editor and chief of The Jerusalem Post. <<Back to Confronting Extremism
Charlottesville: A Defining Moment in America, A Conversation with Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr.
<< Back to Confronting Extremism On September 8, 2017, UCI hosted the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. as part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speaker’s Series, the new UCI Confronting Extremism Initiative, and the School of Law’s colloquium series “Hate in a Period of Political Turmoil.” “Charlottesville: A Defining Moment in America” features a conversation with Rev. Jackson, led by UCI Chancellor’s Professor of Law, Michele Goodwin. In the wake of the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally, Rev. Jackson addresses the rise of hate in the U.S., including hate crimes and the mainstreaming of hate groups. Additional guests include Dr. Rabbi…
The State of Hate
ABOUT THE SPEAKER Oren Segal is Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism, which combats extremism, terrorism and all forms of hate in the real world and online. Recognized as the foremost authority on extremism, the Center provides resources, expertise and training which enables law enforcement, public officials and internet and technology companies to identify and counter emerging threats. Introduction “The State of Hate in America” features a conversation with Oren Segal, Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism. This conversation was presented as part of UCI Confronting Extremism, a campus-wide initiative led by the Office of Inclusive…
Anita DeFrantz: Race and Gender in Sports in an Age of Me Too
<< Back to Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice, and Bigotry Lecture Series Date: November 1, 2018 Location: Doheny Beach BCD, UCI Student Center Speaker: Anita DeFrantz Title: Race and Gender in Sports in an Age of Me Too
Enlightenment Now with Professor Steven Pinker
<< Back to Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice, and Bigotry Lecture Series Date: October 17, 2018 Location: Irvine Barclay Theatre Speaker: Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University Title: Enlightenment Now
W. Kamau Bell
<< Back to The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour Thank you for your interest in UCI tickets for the W. Kamau Bell event at 7:00 p.m. on May 22. Reservations are at maximum capacity and tickets are unavailable for this event. If tickets become available on event day (May 22), they will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis to individuals in line at the “Walk In” sign at the Irvine Barclay Theatre.
The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour
<< Back to Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice, and Bigotry Lecture Series Date: May 22, 2018 Speaker: W. Kamau Bell, Host and Executive Director of CNN docu-series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell Title: The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour
Racial Bias in America: How Did We Get Here and Why Are We Stuck?
Date: January 26, 2018 Speaker: Jeffery Robinson, Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Title: Racial Bias in America: How Did We Get Here and Why Are We Stuck?