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    Letter to University Village Apartment Community

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    Resources for UCLA DACA and TPS Community

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    New from EDI: "Free Speech on Campus"

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    Statement from Chancellor Block: Valuing Ideas Over Hatred

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Equal Learning Environment September 16, 2017

Free Speech 101: UCLA’s Week on Freedom of Speech

Jerry Kang
Jerry Kang

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the Office of Student Affairs have organized three events during the week of October 16 that will enable UCLA students, staff, faculty, alumni, community members, and friends of the University to listen to, reflect on, and express diverse perspectives and opinions about free speech and its role in the life of our democracy—and the life of UCLA. We look forward to and welcome your presence and participation.

Freedom of Speech August 14, 2017

Charlottesville and Taking a Stand

Jerry Kang
Jerry Kang

It’s almost impossible to stop thinking about what we just witnessed in Charlottesville, Virginia, where White nationalists marched in favor of White supremacy. The responses from local city officials, University administrators, state politicians, all the way up to the President were in some sense predictable—both good and bad. And universities beyond Virginia, all around the country, are now wondering about what to say, whether to say it, to whom, and how. Debilitating our analysis is a confused commitment to "neutrality," which has legal, political, and pedagogical dimensions.

Equal Learning Environment March 2, 2017

Title IX: Moving Forward Together

Jerry Kang
Jerry Kang

On February 28, the University of California released systemwide records of Title IX investigations conducted between January 2013 and April 2016. Although names were generally redacted to protect the identities of complainants and witnesses, the full investigation reports were provided and are circulating online.

Discrimination Prevention July 19, 2016

Viewpoint Neutrality

Jerry Kang
Jerry Kang

An investigation report completed by UCLA’s Discrimination Prevention Office has leaked to the Daily Bruin and was today produced under a public records request. It’s about a hot button issue: divestment from Israel. For multiple reasons, I’m wary about commenting on a report that we did not publicly release. But misunderstandings are spreading. And if this past year as Vice Chancellor has taught me anything, it is to embrace transparency and to meet challenges head-on.

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News December 21, 2018

EDI Launches "Transparent Progress"

To demonstrate The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion's (EDI) commitment to action, as well as accountability-through-transparency, EDI has launched "Transparent Progress". Starting in December 2018, EDI will share Progress Dashboards on select high-profile problems the Office is working to resolve. These dashboards will record not only the Office's commitments but also concrete actions.

Events January 17, 2019

“BruiNext: Pathways and Possibilities” - Student Mock Class Initiative (January 17 Session)

Please join us for BruinX's Mock Class Initiative, “BruiNext: Pathways and Possibilities” on January 17, 2019. This session will provide UCLA Juniors with the opportunity to get a real sense of the graduate/professional school experience. All classes will be followed by a reception in which representatives from various graduate programs will be on hand to answer questions and share other relevant resources.

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