October 2019
Honoring and Remembering
Today we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day and mark the 50th anniversary of the Native American occupation of Alcatraz. More than 20 tribes are canoeing to the island in honor of the anniversary.

$10 Million Gift for Equity Efforts
This generous donation from the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund will support a wide range of programs to transform the student population and create a more welcoming and inclusive campus.

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
We have so many things to celebrate this year during Latinx Heritage month.


How to be an Antiracism
I bram X. Kendi talked to a standing-room-only crowd at Zellerbach Hall about how to uproot racism from society, starting with ourselves.

Activism and Belonging
Doaa Dorgham shares her early roots in activism and how the South, South West Asian, & North African Initiative will help support students beyond their time at Cal.

Academic Enrichment Makes the Summer Sizzle
The Center for Educational Partnerships' Pre College Program gives high school students a jump on their upcoming math and writing courses.

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Stepping Down
University of California President Janet Napolitano has announced she will step down August 1, 2020.

Lots of Good Reads
We just added more books to the Read, Watch, Listen section of our website, including The Yellow House by Berkeley alumna Sarah Broom - long-listed for the 2019 National Book Award.

BAMPFA'S Out of the Vault: Native American Reelism
Exploring geographical belonging and dislocation, political and social action, and the ongoing relevance of historical episodes that continue to impact Native Americans today.