Office of Inclusive Excellence | Why Juneteenth Matters in 2020 ♥★✚

Dear campus community, Today the campus observes the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth or National Freedom Day. It refers to the date when enslaved Black men, women and children in the state of Texas collectively marked their emancipation at the end of the Civil War. Since then, Juneteenth not only commemorates the ending of chattel slavery [...]

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Why Juneteenth Matters in 2020 ♥★✚2020-07-23T12:58:15-07:00

UCI Mind Forum♥ ✚

Confronting the pandemic of racism: A call to action By Christian Salazar, PhD June 8, 2020 Commentary, In the News No Comments Contributed by Christian Salazar, PhD, UCI MIND Project Scientist Racism is once again thrust into our national spotlight by the death of yet another unarmed Black American at the hands of police. Lamentably, [...]

UCI Mind Forum♥ ✚2020-06-08T17:09:40-07:00

School of Medicine | Stand Against Racism: A Call-to-Action ♥ ★ ✚

Dear Community, Today, our hearts are broken.  As two members of a small number of African-American faculty in the UCI School of Medicine, we find ourselves in tears yet again. We are filled with sadness, anger, and frustration. Emotions that truly are not served well by these words alone as we reflect on painful thoughts [...]

School of Medicine | Stand Against Racism: A Call-to-Action ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-23T08:52:55-07:00

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Message on Anti-Black Racism ♥ ★ ✚

Dear colleagues, “We are in this together” has become a common phrase as we confront this unprecedented pandemic. The sentiment captures the genuine appreciation for the courage of first responders and essential workers whom we rely on to keep our communities running. It also acknowledges the hard realities of sickness, death and the growing economic [...]

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Message on Anti-Black Racism ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-23T12:58:35-07:00

Improving Equity and Health During COVID-19 ♥ ★ ✚

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. This [...]

Improving Equity and Health During COVID-19 ♥ ★ ✚2020-06-04T14:23:46-07:00

Spring 2020 Newsletter ♥ ★ ✚

Dear Campus Community As we live through this global pandemic, it has quickly caused a wave of disruption across every aspect of our lives. No one is left unaffected. Every member of our campus community is adapting to new ways of teaching, learning and working. The fabric of our lives and those of our families [...]

Spring 2020 Newsletter ♥ ★ ✚2020-04-21T16:03:05-07:00
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