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Building an equitable, inclusive and diverse community

Leadership messages and announcements

Statement denouncing anti-Semitism and Islamophobia

Dear Colleagues,

Last Wednesday, Chancellor May and Vice Chancellor Tull sent a statement denouncing anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. In the recent weeks, our country has seen a rise in hate and bias against Jewish and Muslim people, among which have been a reported rise in harassment and violence against Jewish people, hateful vandalism of mosques and synagogue, and Islamophobic comments and images on social media. The pain and impact of these hateful acts is uniquely felt in each of these beloved communities. They occur in the context of a long legacy of oppression, bias, and discrimination endured by each community. Full statement

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Featured Blog Post

"Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month"

Learn about the history behind Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15, 2021), one writer's thoughts on re-branding the month, and more. Full post

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Improving OUTcomes Conference 2021

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October 8-9, 2021

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Principles of Community

This nearly 30-year-old document serves as an aspirational statement affirming our commitment to the highest standards of civility and decency towards all.

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External Partner Webinar Safiya Umoja Noble - UC Council of Chief Diversity Officers Distinguished Scholars Webinar

Monday, September 20, 2021, 12- 1 p.m.

Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble is an associate professor in UCLA’s Department of Information Studies. Noble is the author of a best-selling book on racist and sexist algorithmic bias in commercial search engines, Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism. Noble will share her work on data discrimination and racial and gender bias in search engine algorithms. What are the implications for socially marginalized and oversurveilled populations?

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This webinar is part of the UC Council of Chief Diversity Officers' Distinguished Scholars series. Each event features a notable UC faculty member who has made significant contributions to public policy and the study of racial inequality through their research, teaching and mentorship.

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Internal Partner TrainingConducting Culturally Inclusive Trainings

Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 8:30-12:30 p.m.

Developing training programs that engage participants of varied cultural backgrounds, abilities, learning styles, reading levels, and other differences requires thoughtful attention to training design and delivery. This course will give trainers the skills to conduct training courses that address the diverse needs of trainees, and ensure that the training content is accessible for all participants. The instructors will model culturally respectful training and provide valuable tools that novice and expert trainers alike can use.

Audience: UC Davis affiliates

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Please Note: This is an IN-PERSON class. A face covering is required.

UC Davis Health Learning and Development is located at UC Davis Health and offers professional development and enrichment opportunities for Health employees.

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Resources and Information

Food pantry

Food access in your community

Food security, local resources

Food security and food access are a growing concern for many in Sacramento. Listed here are a number of resources such as local food banks and other community-based organizations (CBOs) doing work to help meet this critical need.

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Local resources and multicultural services

Multilingual guidance, community clinics

A compilation of COVID-19 related resources and services from UC Davis Health, local CBOs, chambers of commerce, and other groups for multicultural, multilingual, and under-served communities.

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Mental health and well-being

Coping, managing stress, emotional support

Many people have questions about ways to cope with stress experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. Several local resources exist to help individuals cope and even thrive.

Looking for ways to help?

We’ve compiled a number of resources to help connect you with groups in our community helping those in need.

Ways you can help
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COVID-19 articles, research and guidance

Coronavirus stats, common myths

Read the articles, research, media stories and leadership statements to help understand the science and data of novel coronavirus.

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Help for immigrant and undocumented communiti

Assistance, national and regional resources

Novel coronavirus has elevated the concerns for immigrant families’ access to health care and economic well-being. Several resources exist to help.

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Virtual Learning

Webinars, online education events

Education, training and learning provide positive ways to channel our energies. Several online opportunities exist for our multicultural communities to learn new strategies and build their skills.