A Message from the Law School | Community Statement on Chauvin Verdict ♥

Community Statement on Chauvin Verdict 04-20-2021 Dear Law School Community, Over the last few weeks, we have endured the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, even as we have confronted new instances of police violence against Black and brown people in the U.S. Many of the bystanders who witnessed the murder of George Floyd [...]

A Message from the Law School | Community Statement on Chauvin Verdict ♥2021-04-23T08:56:56-07:00

Statement on the April 15 FedEx Facility Shooting in Indianapolis, Indiana ♥

Dear campus community, As members of the UCI campus community, we grieve the loss of life in recent mass shootings. All are tragic. In this statement we call attention to the shooting that took place in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, April 15, 2021. The Indiana community lost Matthew R. Alexander (32), Samaria Blackwell (19), Amarjeet [...]

Statement on the April 15 FedEx Facility Shooting in Indianapolis, Indiana ♥2021-04-22T12:34:10-07:00

A Message from President Drake | UC commends Chauvin murder trial verdict ♥ ★

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez released the following statement today (April 20) regarding the Chauvin trial verdict: As the prosecution made abundantly clear, Derek Chauvin grossly and maliciously overstepped his duties as a police officer when he killed George Floyd. The jury confirmed [...]

A Message from President Drake | UC commends Chauvin murder trial verdict ♥ ★2021-04-23T10:31:29-07:00

A Message from Assistant Vice Chancellor Rameen Talesh | Chauvin Guilty Verdict & Campus Resources ♥ ✚

Dear Anteaters, Today we learned the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial on the murder of George Floyd. After a lengthy trial, the jury was swift in their decision to find Chauvin guilty and we can rest in the knowledge that, in this case, justice has been served. It has been almost a year since [...]

A Message from Assistant Vice Chancellor Rameen Talesh | Chauvin Guilty Verdict & Campus Resources ♥ ✚2021-04-20T20:59:39-07:00

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | Today’s Guilty Verdict in the Chauvin Trial ♥

A year ago, after we had all seen the video of George Floyd’s killing, I wrote to all of you, saying that “We watched with shock and horror the video of a white policeman callously, even casually, kneeling on the neck of an unarmed and unresisting black man until that man was dead, while other [...]

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | Today’s Guilty Verdict in the Chauvin Trial ♥2021-04-20T20:52:28-07:00

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

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs | Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts ♥ ✚

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts Access to fresh food, safe shelter and health services all support the wellbeing of communities—their absence in neighborhoods of color leads to health inequities. Over the last decade, pharmacies have closed in low-income neighborhoods and new ones have opened at more profitable [...]

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs | Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts ♥ ✚2021-03-16T13:37:20-07:00

Claiming a Louder Life: Part I & II

Claiming a Louder Life: Part I & II   Claiming a Louder Life: Part 1 There is a cost to remaining publicly silent in the face of overtly racist and exclusionary attitudes, writes Aomawa Shields. Read Part I   Claiming a Louder Life: Part 1 There is a cost to remaining publicly silent in the [...]

Claiming a Louder Life: Part I & II2021-03-16T14:22:02-07:00

Making Art More Inclusive: Museums Work To Address Diversity In Galleries

Making Art More Inclusive: Museums Work To Address Diversity In Galleries “There are many curators of American art that don’t know anything about African American artists,” Bridget Cooks, a professor of African American studies at UC Irvine, said. … Some say in order for the nation’s celebrated artwork to better reflect our diversity, more outreach [...]

Making Art More Inclusive: Museums Work To Address Diversity In Galleries2021-03-16T14:40:14-07:00
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