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You can help counter anti-Asian violence – Resources from UC

Over the past year, we’ve seen a huge spike in violence targeting Asian-Americans. Though these increased attacks seem to be tied to racist reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian racism and violence has a long history in the United States. UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center explores why Asian-Americans are being attacked and what can […]

UC Council of Chief Diversity Officer’s Distinguished Scholar Webinar – April 28, 2021

You are cordially invited to the UC Council of Chief Diversity Officer’s Distinguished Scholars Webinar. The speaker series features UC scholars who have made significant contributions to the study of racial inequality in their research, teaching, mentorship and publicly engaged scholarship. Please join us on April 28th, 1-2:00 PM, when Amani M. Allen, Ph.D. M.P.H., […]

The Long History and Present Surge of Anti-Asian Violence – April 1, 2021

The Long History and Present Surge of Anti-Asian Violence An online panel discussion presented as part of the Berkeley Conversations and Matrix on Point Series Thursday, April 1, 2021, 5:00-6:00pm Pacific Watch online: You can submit questions to the panel in advance. Please join us for a panel discussion on rising Anti-Asian violence in America. This timely panel […]

Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibilty 2021

The Lambda Alliance celebrate on March 31 with a coffee break dedicated to celebrating transgender people in science and society. They shared a variety of resources: UN Free & Equal: Being a trans ally is easier than you think: Gallup poll from 2020: Human Rights Campaign TDOV 2020: TED talk: “A short […]

Creating More Inclusive Spaces in STEM for Native Americans – April 7, 2021

Date: April 7, 2021 Time: 12pm PT (2pm Central) Zoom Registration Required This webinar will feature guest panelists Dr. Ruth Plenty Sweetgrass-She Kills and Jennifer Harrington who will be discussing their article “Creating More Inclusive Spaces in STEM for Native Americans” and share more of their experiences and discuss ways to create more inclusive spaces for Indigenous […]

Video: Secretary Granholm On Anti-Asian Violence

DOE Secretary Granholm shares her thoughts on last week’s Atlanta-area shootings and the pattern of hateful acts against Asian Americans, pledging solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in DOE. She asked employees to treat one another with dignity and respect.  

Anti-Asian Discrimination and Violence – A Letter from Mike Witherell

Colleagues,   We all have been alarmed in recent months by reports of more frequent and escalating violence directed against people of Asian descent. This morning I learned to my deep sorrow that the horrific overnight shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, have left six Asian women dead. Too many people in our society suffer discrimination and […]

UCB College of Chemistry: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in STEM – February 24, 2021

Anne Baranger, the newly appointed Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the College of Chemistry, will facilitate a discussion with alumni on their personal and professional experiences with DEI in higher education and various industries. Don’t miss the chance to ask your questions and hear from these leaders about their thoughts on this […]

Black History Month – Support Black Owned Businesses 2021

One great way to celebrate Black History Month is to support Black owned business – this month and throughout the year! 25 Black-Owned Bay Area Businesses to Support Now & Always With February being Black History Month, let’s get in the habit of shopping local and supporting our Black-owned Bay Area businesses. At the link […]

UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on Black History Month

UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on the Black workers, scholars, artists and activists who have propelled the University of California — and the world — forward, and the work that remains to be done to achieve our ideals of equality, inclusion and justice. Learn more: Black Californians have played a significant role in UC’s […]