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California Vision 2020

September 18, 2017
Join Sacramento Area Youth Speaks (SAYS) at the Sacramento Convention Center September 21-23 for the "California Vision 2020" conference featuring community leaders in social action, politics, business, and personal transformation to address many of the important issues we face today from homelessness to racism to poverty to sustainability.

Letter to DACA and UnDACAmented Dreamers

September 08, 2017
A statement of solidarity and action by campus diversity and inclusion leadership for those affected by the recent decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

UC President Napolitano affirms support, protection for sexual violence survivors

September 07, 2017
University of California President Janet Napolitano issued the following statement today (September 7) following U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ announcement that appears to roll back guidance by the Office of Civil Rights. The federal changes will impact how schools handle sexual violence cases under the Title IX policy.

A Message From the UC Davis Chancellor About DACA

September 05, 2017
Chancellor Gary S. May's response to the announcement by the White House to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that allows undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as small children to fulfill their dream of a college education without fear of deportation.

California K-12 Curriculum Becomes More Historically Accurate With Help From UC Davis

August 31, 2017
Curriculum content writers reframe the way elementary school teachers cover California's multicultural and complex history. This framework suggests alternative lessons for fourth-graders. They include inquiry-based activities that are designed to help students investigate the past by examining primary sources — documents and other artifacts from the period itself.

Latino Heritage Month Speakers Series

August 23, 2017
Schedule and location information for a series of panel discussions and conversations as a part of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Chancellor May: ‘Intolerance Will Not Win’

August 23, 2017

Reposted from University News by News and Media Relations
August 22, 2017

At a Central Park rally and in a letter to the campus community last week, Chancellor Gary S. May drew a sharp distinction between freedom of speech and what he saw in the recent tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia: provocation to violence.

Charlottesville Town Hall

August 20, 2017
Schedule and location information for a discussion and open forum about the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia with the UC Davis School of Law.

Napolitano: ‘An Assault on Our Cherished Values’

August 15, 2017

Reposted from University News by News and Media Relations
August 15, 2017

UC President Janet Napolitano spoke out during the weekend, abhorring the violence and hate in Charlottesville, Virginia, then followed up Monday (Aug. 14) with this letter.

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To the University of California Community:

2017 Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Grants

June 27, 2017

The Diversity and Inclusion (DI) Innovation Grants are designed to support the ideas of UC Davis students, faculty, and staff that promote and enhance diversity and inclusion at the University. This funding program is the result of a collaborative partnership between the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, the Campus Council on Community and Diversity, the Office of Campus Community Relations, and the Staff Diversity Administrative Advisory Committee.

Raquel Aldana Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Diversity

May 16, 2017

Adela de la Torre, vice chancellor of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, announced her appointment of Raquel Aldana to the new position of associate vice chancellor for Academic Diversity. She’s been teaching law since 2000, the last eight years as a professor at Sacramento’s McGeorge School of Law, a branch of the University of the Pacific.