Office of Inclusive Excellence Events in Solidarity – June 4 and 5

UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence brings two events to support our black community during this difficult time.

The Fire Next Time: Anti-Black 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, inspiration and change in higher education.

Speakers:

  • Vice Chancellor Douglas Haynes, Office of Inclusive Excellence
  • Dean L. Song Richardson, School of Law
  • Associate Dean Belinda Robnett, School of Social Sciences
  • Professor Sabrina Strings, School of Social Sciences
  • Professor Candice Taylor, School of Medicine Pediatrics
  • Chair Frank B. Wilderson, III, Department of African American Studies

Self-care and Community

4-5 p.m., Friday, June 5, 2020

RSVP at:  https://uciadvance.wufoo.com/forms/m1usruuw1ago1dn/
(Zoom details will be shared with all registrants)

Join UCI Counselors in this unique session dedicated to help members process their care and get access to important resources.

Speakers:

  • Douglas Haynes, Vice Chancellor, Office of Inclusive Excellence
  • DeWayne Williams, Professor, Psychological Science
  • Milo Dodson, Jessica Ortega and Jas Tilghman, Senior Staff Psychologists, Counseling Center
  • Negar Shekarabi, Coordinator, Faculty and Staff Support Services