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September 2022
UCSF Virtual Anti-Racism Town Hall
Thursday, Sept. 22 - 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

This town hall will include general updates about the Anti-Racism Initiative with a focus on Pillar 1 – Creating a Healthy, Safe and Welcoming Climate. Internationally renowned scholar Tricia Rose, PhD, will join the panel and discuss why culture and climate in anti-racism matter and how they connect to UCSF's anti-racism and DEI work.

Kendra Hypolite, MSW, LSW: UCSF Inaugural CARE Advocate for Racial Justice
Tung Nguyen, MD: Inaugural Associate Vice Chancellor — Inclusion, Diversity, Equity,and Anti-Racism
New Report : UCSF Task Force on Equity and Anti-Racism in Research
The report is the blueprint for the work of the AVC of Research Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism (IDEA) office.

Register : UCSF Health Equity & Anti-Racism Research Symposium
Oct. 13 & 14, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m
Formerly HDRS, this will be the 15th symposium and the first year under the new name. 

Three co-founders of the Black Caucus who fought for racial justice, a nurse who led systemic change in senior health care, and a scientist awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for co-discovering receptors for temperature and touch have been awarded UCSF Medals.

Engage and Attend Events
Resources for Practicing Solidarity
Listen, Learn and Participate
Resources for Celebrating Black Excellence
NPR's Code Switch looks at what therapy can accomplish — can it "mitigate the effects of racism"? The episode shares the stories of two Latinx people who tried to use therapy as a means to understand and combat anti-Blackness in their own lives.
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