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Lunch & Learn - Virtual Dialogue Series

In honoring our commitment to serve as a resource and create a space for professional development during this time, we are going to start with a Virtual Dialogue Series to support you and your work, now and always. They will take place on Thursdays in April with possible additional sessions to come. Feel free to grab your food and join us to “lunch and learn.” 

For more details, session descriptions, and to RSVP, visit: https://diversity.ucmerced.edu/lunch-and-learn-virtual-dialogue-series

Rainbow Lunch Series

Thursday, March 19,  1pm - 2pm  COB2 - 390 - CANCELLED

RISE (EDI grant funded program)

Building Community for Staff of Color:  Relationship Building via Inclusion, Support and Empowerment (RISE).  March 19 event cancelled.

Spring Events  rise_spring_2020.pdf

Lunch & Learn - EDI Fireside Chat with the Chancellor

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.  (event postponed until further notice)

Pavilion 104.  Please RSVP by March 24, 2020

https://diversity.ucmerced.edu/form/lunch-and-learn

Thursday, April 2nd  1 - 2pm - CANCELLED

Join us for a catered lunch and a discussion of queer fairy tales! Open to the LGBTQ+ community and allies

Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match by Monica Brown  

COB2-390 RSVP: CACQI@ucmerced.edu

Rainbow Lunch

Tuesday, April 14th  1-2pm 

(Postponed until further notice)

Join us for a catered lunch and a discussion of queer fairy tales! Open to the LGBTQ+ community and allies  

The Paperbag Princess by Robert Munsch | COB2-390

RSVP: CACQI@ucmerced.edu

rainbowlunch_apr14.pdf

CDO Listening Tour - 2020 and Beyond
April Playback/Feedforward Session

Join us for the April Playback/Feedforward Session of the 2020 & Beyond Listening Tour where we will affirm themes of where we are, identify what is still missing and provide greater insights for community reflection and refinement of where we are going. This initiative is expected to expand into a more formalized planning phase by the end of the academic year.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020  2-4pm
California Room
RSVP Here

 

PREVIOUS EVENTS

EDI External Review

Monday, March 2nd and March 3rd, 2020

Rainbow Lunch Series

Thursday, March 5,  1pm - 2pm  COB2 - 390

Rainbow Lunch Series

Co-sponsored by the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the Chancellor's Advisory Committtee on Queer Issues.

UC Merced Staff Town Hall

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2020
9:00 AM TO 10:30 AM
COB 102 | LAKIREDDY AUDITORIUM
RECEPTION IN KL355 TO FOLLOW

TOWN HALL PROGRAM:
- Transparency & Budget Call Principles & Priorities
- Lessons Learned from the Chief Human Resources Officer
- Lessons Learned from Chief Diversity Officer
- Academic Updates
- Chancellor Remarks
- Questions & Answers

 

CDO Listening Tour - 2020 and Beyond

Wednesday, January 22, 2020  12 noon
Downtown Center Campus (DCC) Rooms 105 & 106
see flyer:  2019-12-16_spring_listeningtour_inperson.pdf

 

California's Forgotten Children - film

January, 28th  5:30  ACS building room 120
Let Their Voices Be Heard
In honor of human trafficking awareness month
see flyer:  California's Forgotten Children

 

CDO Listening Tour - 2020 and Beyond

Wednesday, February 5, 2020  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Italian Hall Lodge 1351 W. 18th St, Merced

 

Fall 2019: Drop-Ins With the Chief Diversity Officer

Coming to you: Join Associate Chancellor Dania Matos for “Drop-Ins With the Chief Diversity Officer,” a series of informal monthly drop-in hours at various campus sites starting in September. Our Office wants to meet you where you are and listen from there, too. Faculty, staff and students are invited to pop-in for a drop-in.

RVSP here for Drop-Ins With the Chief Diversity Officer

 

2020 & Beyond: Building & Thinking Forward

Aerial view of UC Merced students forming a heart with the shape of California in the middle.

Associate Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer Dania Matos invites faculty and staff members, alumni, parents and friends of UC Merced to join her for 2020 & Beyond: Building & Thinking Forward, a series of structured, listening sessions. Together, campus community members will explore three key themes that will guide the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion as it develops goals for its first year. The goals will form the foundation of a campuswide strategic plan.

RVSP here for 2020 & Beyond: Building & Thinking Forward

 

 

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