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    Anna Spain Bradley Named Next Vice Chancellor for EDI

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    Statement from Chancellor Block and EVC/P Carter: Rising to the Challenge

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    Resources for Racial Trauma

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    Resources for UCLA and COVID-19

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    COVID-19: What's in a Name?

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    From Chancellor Block and VC Kang: UCLA's Response to Recent Title IX Changes

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    UCOP Shares Revised Sexual Violence/Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures

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    UCLA Launches New Website: “Supporting Nursing Mothers at UCLA”

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    Resources for UCLA DACA and TPS Community

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News July 2, 2020

Statement from Chancellor Block and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Carter: Rising to the Challenge

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily Carter issued the following statement to the UCLA community, outlining upcoming actions and initiatives to ensure racial justice and lasting change on campus.

News June 18, 2020

Statement from UC Leadership: The Supreme Court's DACA Decision

UC President Janet Napolitano, UCLA Chancellor Block, and UC Leadership have issued the following statement to the UCLA Community in response to Supreme Court's Decision to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.

News May 6, 2020

Statement from Chancellor Block and Vice Chancellor Kang: UCLA's Response to Recent Title IX Changes

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang issued the following statement to the UCLA community in response to recent changes to Title IX regulations.

News April 16, 2020

Call for Applications: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 2020-21 Student Advisory Board

We will soon be soliciting applications for between 3-5 vacant positions on the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Student Advisory Board for the 2020-2021 academic year. All undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are eligible to serve on the Board.

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March 17, 2020

COVID-19: What’s in a Name?

Jerry Kang
Jerry Kang

COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has introduced a new term to our lexicon: “social distancing.” I confess I dread that term. To me, it sounds like social ostracization, stigmatization, the “othering” of those who are marked as outsiders. If it were up to me, I would’ve picked “social buffering,” “safe distancing,” or even “safe spacing.”

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