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Black Lives are worthy; black lives are valued; black lives are celebrated; black lives are loved.

May 2023


Exhibition Opening Night

FRI. JUNE 2 | 5–10 PM

The #BLACKGIRLQUARANTINE Exhibition Opening Night is the first

in-person exhibition installation of #blackgirlquarantine, featuring 100+ artworks for and by black womxn from the COVID-19 pandemic.

UCSF sponsors include Office of Diversity and Outreach,

The REPAIR Project, UCSF, UCSF Alumni,

and UCSF Black Women’s Health & Livelihood Initiative.


Event Details

Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

June 22 – 25, 2023

Fairmont El San Juan Hotel

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Registration now open.

Event Details

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Black female presenting medical provider offers care to an older Black female presenting patient.

UCSF Health honored

for program improving health equity

for Black patients

with hypertension

The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) awarded the Quality Excellence Award for the intensive telehealth and coaching program.

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UCSF Anti-Racism Initiative

Focused Updates and News

UCSF Commits to Local Hiring Goal to Foster Economic Opportunity

UCSF has committed to hiring 10% of new employees from local underserved communities by the end of 2027 as part of its work with the Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) and the National Fund for Workforce Solutions.

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Engage and Attend Events

Resources for Practicing Solidarity

WED. 5/24: Black/African American Mental Health 101 presented by NAMI San Francisco 

FRI. 6/9 – SUN. 6/11: 19th Annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Listen, Learn and Participate
Resources for Celebrating Black Excellence
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Book of the Month:

The Three Mothers:

How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation

In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America's most pivotal heroes.

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