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Welcome to the UC San Diego Black Staff Association Calendar of Events and Activities.

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2021 Events 

MAY

THE HEALING – TRANSCENDING THE PAIN OF RACISM

A two-part workshop series at UC San Diego, facilitated by Professor Starla Lewis.  This series provides a safe space for the black staff to identify, discuss, and heal from the pain of racism and the challenge of being black in the workplace. 

Event Sponsors: Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion | Human Resources

  • WORKSHOP 1

Wednesday, May 6th | 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM | Registration |

Audience: Workshop 1 is intended for Black UC San Diego Staff, Faculty, and Administrators ONLY.

  • WORKSHOP 2

Wednesday, May 20th | 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM | Registration |

Audience: Workshop 1 is intended for Black UC San Diego Staff, Faculty, and Administrators ONLY.

This session will not be recorded. 

Event Flyer click here 

 

MARCH

General Body Meeting - "How will these initiatives affect, impact and influence the Black experience at UC San Diego?"

  • Black Academic Excellence Initiative
    • Dr. Diane Forbes-Berthoud – Assistant Vice Chancellor - Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

  • Black Alumni Scholarship Fund
    • Ed Spriggs (Retired) – Associate Vice Chancellor - Student Affairs

  • Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 3:00 PM | Registration |

This session will be recorded. 

Event Flyer click here

 

FEBRUARY

Black History Month 2021 - The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

Presidents' Day Forum - "Making History and Changing the Conversation"

  • Friday, February 19, 2021, 11:30 - 1:00 PM | Zoom |

Event Flyer click here

 

JANUARY

General Body Meeting

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 12:00 PM | Zoom |

Event Flyer click here

 

2020 Events

NOVEMBER / DECEMBER

SHOLA RICHARDS WEBINARS – Addressing Anti-Blackness: How to Sustain a Culture of Inclusion, Equity, and Anti-Racism at UC San Diego.

The highly engaging Addressing Anti-Blackness webinars will provide the audience with the information, strategies, and key actions necessary to engage in this important work and to sustain it as well.

Visit the UC San Diego Staff Association site for additional details and a video from Shola Richards!

Closed Captions will be available.  To ensure your accommodations to participate in these webinars, contact Joanna Boval at jboval@ucsd.edu.  Requests for accommodations must be received at least 72 hours prior to the webinar. 

For ALL STAFF

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, December 8, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

For HEALTH SCIENCES

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

For BLACK STAFF

  • Tuesday, December 1, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

All sessions will be recorded. 

Event Flyer click here

 

JULY / AUGUST

BORN FREE – HEALING & TRANSCENDING RACISM

A four-part workshop series at UC San Diego, facilitated by Professor Starla Lewis.  This series provides a safe space for the campus community to discuss, understand, and address systemic racism. 

  • WORKSHOP 1: HEALING & EDUCATION: AMERICAN VALUES

Thursday, July 16 | 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Audience: Workshop 1 is intended for Black UC San Diego Staff, Faculty, and Administrators ONLY.

  • WORKSHOP 2: HEALING & EDUCATION: IDENTIFYING RACISM

Wednesday, July 22 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Audience: Black Faculty, Administrators, Staff, Allies, and Supporters

  •  WORKSHOP 3: HEALING & EDUCATION: I AM MY OWN SELF VALIDATION

Thursday, July 30 | 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Audience: Black Faculty, Administrators, Staff, Allies, Supporters, and UC Black Affinity Groups

  • WORKSHOP 4: HEALING & EDUCATION: FREEING THE SPIRIT OF RACISM

Wednesday, August 5 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Audience: Black Faculty, Administrators, Staff, Allies, Supporters, and UC Black Affinity Groups

Event flyer (PDF)

Kindly please forward this invitation to others who may be interested in learning through this unique no-cost Healing & Transcending Racism series.

For more information please email bsa@ucsd.edu.