SOMA's Third Annual Diversity Outreach Summit

Addressing the leaky pipeline in academia in the context of COVID-19 and afterwards. How has COVID changed how we interact? How does it affect minorities? How might this change how we interact in the future?

Survey of UC students from immigrant families

May 21, 2020
A Message from Dr. Laura Enriquez, Chicano/Latino Studies, UC Irvine

Dear students, 

Please consider participating in a UC-wide survey of undergraduate students with immigrant parents. The study aims to understand the impact of current immigration policies.  It will identify ways to promote the educational success and wellbeing of students from immigrant backgrounds, especially those who are undocumented or from mixed-status families.

The survey takes approximately 35 minutes.

You will receive a $10 amazon gift card for your time.

Income Generation Options for Undocumented Students Toolkit

May 21, 2020
The final product of a collaborative effort between the University of California and Immigrants Rising, a non-profit dedicated to educational equity for undocumented students. The attached toolkit focuses on income generation options applicable and considerate of undocumented students, regardless of DACA status.

Diversity Work Spotlight | Ambar Hernandez Negrete

May 13, 2020

Ambar Hernandez Negrete is a fourth-year doctoral student in the School of Education at the University of California, Davis. In pursuing her doctorate, Hernandez Negrete aims to leverage policy research as a tool to transform the educational experiences of historically marginalized students of color. For her dissertation, she is conducting a critical race policy analysis of two Ethnic Studies related policies (California Assembly Bill 2016 and Arizona House Bill 2281).

Celebrating UC Davis’ Remarkable Women

May 07, 2020

This article original appeared in UC Davis News on April 30, 2020

A congresswoman, an astronaut, academic groundbreakers, the university’s first female chancellor and more: UC Davis is highlighting 55 of its most significant women in history as part of a celebration marking the 150th anniversary of the admission of women to the University of California.