The Center’s VOICE Initiative focuses on the theme of “Breaking Barriers” in campus expression and engagement. VOICE-funded programs, activities, and research identify barriers, steps that can be taken to address those barriers, and how those steps help to build community.
Showcases the creativity and diversity of perspectives, programming, and research in the UC system.
Onar Primitivo and Hala Alnagar had the chance to be part of the 2021 Voice Award Project 7 Recipients Introducing Dialogues that Matters which explores emerging issues impacting the campus, local, national, and global communities by inviting guest speakers to address the topic(s) and engages the UC Merced/Merced communities. Dialogues that Matter will operate in a workshop setting to provide our campus community members with the tools necessary to navigate difficult conversations.