Equity and Inclusion during COVID-19 This guidance document has been prepared by the Council of Chief Diversity Officers at the University of California to assist campus decision-makers, faculty, administrators, students, and staff in providing supportive positive, and inclusive campus climates during the COVID-19 crisis.
Public health emergencies, such as the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), are stressful times for people and communities. Fear and anxiety about a disease can lead to social stigma toward people, places, or things. For example, stigma and discrimination can occur when people associate a disease, such as COVID-19, with a population or nationality, even though not everyone in that population or from that region is specifically at risk for the disease. Stigma can also occur after a person has been released from COVID-19 quarantine even though they are not considered a risk for spreading the virus to others....(visit the CDC site to learn more)
We are all in this together. It is for that reason that we have created this micro-site to empower and support leaders as they manage the diversity, equity, and inclusion related implications of the COVID-19 health crisis....(visit the NIELA site to learn more)