Dec 16, 2020

Dear Campus Community,

Looking ahead to 2021, I write to invite you to participate in advancing the campus commitment to inclusive excellence. Our courses and programs are open to all UCI undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff, and alumni. Below are opportunities to learn and grow as a campus community.

Modules for Confronting Anti-Blackness

Preventing anti-Blackness by understanding it. These courses are free and open to all UCI faculty, staff and students. Each five-hour module includes weekly moderated discussions that are supplemented by reading and viewing resources:

  • Module 1: Anti-Blackness in the U.S.: Black Protest Tradition
  • Module 2: Anti-Blackness in the U.S.: Structures and Mechanisms of De-Valuing Black People
  • Module 3: Anti-Blackness in the U.S.: Change the Culture through Personal, Professional and Institutional Accountability

To learn more and register, click here.

Inclusive Excellence Certificate Program

Mobilizing the campus in the service of equity, diversity, inclusion and free speech. The following courses are free and open to all UCI faculty, staff and students. Each course will include 10, 60-minute sections. Participants who successfully complete the core course plus at least one of the electives will receive an Inclusive Excellence certificate.

  • Core Course: UCI as a Minority Thriving Campus
  • Elective: Wellness
  • Elective: Community

To learn more and register, click here.

These courses promote and advance a campus culture where everyone expects equity, supports diversity, practices inclusion, and honors free speech. Please join us.


Take the Pledge

Douglas M. Haynes, Ph.D. (Pronouns: he/him/his)
Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Chief Diversity Officer
Director, ADVANCE Program
Professor of History