Diversity Initiatives raises multicultural awareness while educating�UCR about�making connections across differences.�Our programs facilitate understanding and insight into the complexities of diversity and identity development, while focusing on the nature of building relationships and establishing community.�Events and workshops promote cross cultural understanding,�highlighting the challenges and successes of our students.
- Create safe spaces for identity exploration and engaged civil discourse.
- Provide diversity training for students to increase multicultural skills and competencies.
- Collaborate with campus partners, staff, faculty, and community members to create inclusive environments that value differences and establish common ground.
Support is offered through a variety of workshops, speakers and films,�peer education�programs, and common ground programs. Our yearly support programs also include the following:
Diversity Double: Film and Speaker Series
The�Diversity Double�film and speaker series host events that explore issues of identity, equity and inclusion. Events often launch campus wide efforts to create opportunities to engage the UCR community in conversations around challenging topics such as exploring the intersections of identity, gender stereotypes, race and ethnicity, conflict resolution and social justice. Please click on the links below to visit our Events Calendar and check out our upcoming programs!
After the Ballot: Election Night Party on Wednesday, November 6 from 6pm-Midnight in HUB 302. Join your campus community to watch the returns. Learn about the economic and social impact of the ballot measures. Educational information will be provided in a fun and festive non-partisan environment.
Invisible War:�Film Screening on Wednesday, November 14 from 6-8pm in HUB 302 South. The Women's Resource Center, Veterans�Affairs and Diversity Initiatives partnered to screen this groundbreaking investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape and its cover up within the U.S. Armed Forces. Film followed by a discussion with Debora Heaps, Assistant Director, Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center. �
Diversity�Dialogues provide student participants the opportunity to develop leadership skills, multicultural competencies, community building and conflict resolution skills. Participants enhance their diversity leadership skills, and obtain an understanding of social justice issues that foster civil discourse and civic engagement. Our dialogues for the 2011-2012 school year will focus on gender dynamics�and gender roles, as well as gender identity and gender expression. Please visit our Events Calendar for more information.