Building a Culture Where Black People Thrive: Resources for Confronting Anti-Blackness

Dear Campus Community, I am writing to follow up on Chancellor Gillman's call to the campus community on May 31 to dismantle systemic anti-Black sentiment. I want to announce the creation of a dedicated website entitled Building a Culture Where Black People Thrive: Resources for Confronting Anti-Blackness. Accountability for confronting anti-Blackness begins with understanding. Understanding [...]

Building a Culture Where Black People Thrive: Resources for Confronting Anti-Blackness2020-08-06T17:49:16-07:00

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Inclusive Excellence and the UCI Police Department ♥ ★ ✚

To the Anteater community: We are writing to announce several actions to further align the UCI Police Department with our commitment to inclusive excellence and confronting anti-Black racism. This commitment is grounded in a community where all expect equity, support diversity, practice inclusion and honor free speech. Realizing this commitment mandates a campus police department [...]

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Inclusive Excellence and the UCI Police Department ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-23T09:06:37-07:00

School of Humanities | Events this week on anti-blackness and racism ♥ ★ ✚

Events this week on anti-blackness and racism   The events of the last two weeks following the police killing of George Floyd have galvanized ongoing protests and calls for action against the structural racism in American society. Across the campus and in the School of Humanities, there have been several events to educate ourselves and [...]

School of Humanities | Events this week on anti-blackness and racism ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-09T13:38:37-07:00

The Fire Next Time: Anti-Black Racism and the Struggle to Live in the United States ♥ ★ ✚

The Fire Next Time: Racism and the Struggle to Live in the United States 4-5 p.m., Thursday, June 4, 2020 RSVP at: https://uciadvance.wufoo.com/forms/mmdlga00ce24rp/ (Zoom details will be shared with all registrants) Like James Baldwin's call to action, this forum aims to engage participants in strategies to surmount current anti-Blackness while charting the way forward to healing, [...]

The Fire Next Time: Anti-Black Racism and the Struggle to Live in the United States ♥ ★ ✚2020-06-04T14:23:46-07:00

UCI Cross-Cultural Center: Black Life is Sacred.

Black Life is Sacred. Our spirit is truly with all of our Black community members at this time. We mourn and grieve for the families and loved ones of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery and acknowledge many local racist and anti-Black incidents that have not received the same amount of national attention. [...]

UCI Cross-Cultural Center: Black Life is Sacred.2020-07-09T13:38:38-07:00

UCI Leadership | In Support of the African American Community ♥ ★ ✚

Dear UCI Community: 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 policemen stood by and watched.  This brutal and racist act was like something out of Mississippi during Jim Crow, [...]

UCI Leadership | In Support of the African American Community ♥ ★ ✚2020-08-03T12:32:11-07:00

Graduate Division | A Message for the DECADE Community on Behalf of Graduate Dean Gillian Hayes ♥★✚

Dear DECADE mentors and DECADE student community, I am writing to  you today with a heavy heart and a humble request for your help in supporting our many students, post-docs, faculty, and staff who are struggling right now. As if 2020 wasn’t hard enough, this past week has pushed many past our limits. We [...]

Graduate Division | A Message for the DECADE Community on Behalf of Graduate Dean Gillian Hayes ♥★✚2020-07-23T09:03:27-07:00

Challenging Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia during COVID-19 ♥ ✚

<< Back to Perspectives/Confronting Extremism Events 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 [...]

Challenging Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia during COVID-19 ♥ ✚2020-06-04T13:30:19-07:00

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

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
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