Amplify Conference 2022 ♥★

UCI Student Center

Empowered Women, Empower Women The Academic & Professional Women of UCI has a decades-long history at UC Irvine with a longstanding tradition of supporting staff, faculty, and students with a special emphasis on the women of UCI.

Healing in the Face of Extremism ♥ ✚


Healing in the Face of Extremism The regularly scheduled Black Thriving module on Change the Culture through Personal, Professional, and Institutional Accountability is open as a forum for reflecting, healing and supporting one another amid the shootings experienced Saturday (May 14) and Sunday (May 15) while planning a way forward in fellowship. WHAT:: Healing in…

Conversation Kitchen featuring A People’s Guide to Orange County ♥

Conversation Kitchen featuring A People’s Guide to Orange County  Details A People’s Guide to Orange County, published by the University of California Press, is an alternative tour guide that documents sites of oppression, resistance, struggle, and transformation in Orange County, California. Mainstream guidebooks focus on Orange County’s amusement parks and wealthy coastal communities, with side…

Commemorating George Floyd: Virtual Film Screening of Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America ♥


The anniversary of the death of George Floyd challenges UCI and the community to examine the broader issues of systemic racism. The Office of Inclusive Excellence invites its UCI students, staff, faculty and alumni to join in a virtual screening of the documentary Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America (2021). This 118-minute film is…

If They Build It They Will Come: Engaging African Americans in Research and Health Education ♥✚


Dr. Karen D. Lincoln is a social worker and sociologist with expertise in societal and social determinants of health and well-being among Black Americans. As a social scientist, she focuses on the social, psychosocial, and public health factors related to mental health disparities. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of…

A Reading and Conversation with Writer and Urbanist Nadia Owusu ♥★

Please join us for an evening with Whiting Award-winning writer and urbanist NADIA OWUSU. Nadia will engage us with a reading, dialogue with professors, Q&A with audience members and a book signing. Her debut memoir, Aftershocks, was named a best book of 2021 by Time, Vogue, Esquire, NPR, and over a dozen others. It was…

In the Wake: Reflections on Our Shared Social Life ♥✚


About 800 days have passed since the World Health Organization elevated the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease to a pandemic. What followed were profound disruptions in social, economic, and political life in every society, an ongoing cascade of tumult made all the more unsettling by the public murder of George Floyd and other Black people…

Juneteenth Freedom Celebration ♥

Great Park 8000 Great Park Blvd, Irvine, CA

The City of Irvine invites the community to its inaugural Juneteenth Freedom Celebration. The free event will take place Sunday, June 19, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. at the Great Park Palm Court. DJ • Live Music • Performances • Food Trucks Youth Village • Art Pop Up • BIPOC Marketplace The celebration of freedom, hope, and…

Records of Resistance and Resilience in Orange County closing event ♥★


You are invited to attend the closing celebration and student cohort showcase for RoRR OC: Records of Resistance and Resilience in Orange County. The RoRR OC scholars have been working this summer with two remarkable organizations: Black Leaders of Orange County Viet Rainbow of Orange County The program for this event includes: Project summaries and…

25th Anniversary African American Art Song Alliance Conference ♥★

Claire Trevor School of the Arts 4002 Mesa Road Irvine, CA 92617

World-class performers, scholars, and composers come from across the nation, with international guests. About this event Celebrating our 25th anniversary of service. All events are free! REGISTER NOW

The 1619 Project BioSci Program & Reception

Dr. Jessica Millward (History) facilitates discussion following a watch party of the first episode of The 1619 Project docuseries. Hosted by the UCI Biological Sciences Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, the UCI Black Thriving Initiative, and the UCI End Racism Initiative. Program begins at 2 p.m., and reception starts at 4 p.m. in the…