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News and announcements from UCSF Office of Diversity & Outreach
April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month is an annual campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault and to get educated on preventing sexual violence. Learn more.

UCSF Denim Day - Sexual Assault Awareness
April 28 - all day

We invite all members of our UCSF community to participate in Denim Day and show your support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. More information here.
A Conversation with Chancellor Sam Hawgood and Dayna Bowen Matthew
Thursday, May 6, 2-3pm
All are invited to attend this event in support of UCSF's ongoing work to dismantle structural racism and the impact of bias on our community. Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, PhD is a leader in public health and civil rights law who focuses on racial disparities in health care. 

13th Annual Chancellor's Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion
Wednesday, May 19, 12-1:30pm
This forum offers a platform for community members to hear from senior leadership on diversity initiatives at UCSF. We encourage all to attend and bring your questions. 

REMINDER: Complete the New Required Foundations of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Training

Access the training via the UC Learning Center and complete your training within 90 days of assignment. More information here.
Chancellor Awards for Diversity
Nominations Open Until Friday, May 7
The Chancellor Awards for Disability Service, Advancement of WomenMLK Leadership, and LGBTQI Leadership  recognize individuals who demonstrate a strong dedication to diversity and whose contributions are aligned with our Anti-racism Initiative.

Imagining an Anti-racist University of California: New Report & Tool
Learning about and implementing anti-racist principles and practices are key steps toward becoming a University of California where everyone belongs. The 2020-2021 UC-CORO Systemwide Leadership Collaborative Northern Cohort Project has developed tools focusing on staff as a catalyst for change.

An Evening of Healing & Solidarity for Learners
Tuesday, May 4, 5-6:30pm
An Interprofessional night for UCSF students and post-docs to process national events surrounding justice for George Floyd and other themes impacting resilient communities. 

UCSF Fresno’s COVID Equity Project (CEP)
The city of Fresno, UCSF Fresno and community-based organizations have banded together to provide free COVID-19 tests, outreach, contact tracing, social support, and vaccines for the most vulnerable and underserved populations in the city.

UCSF Resources for Ramadan
This Spring Quarter, many Muslims at UCSF will abstain from food and drink for 16+ hours a day during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Learn how you can support them as an ally.

UC Women’s Initiative for Professional Development
This is a unique, experiential, systemwide professional development program for mid-career woman professionals that brings together participants from every UC location. Participants represent faculty, academic personnel and staff, people managers and non-people managers. The program will be offered virtually through June 2022 and the nomination process opens March 31 and runs through April 30, 2021. For more information, visit their website.