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Events

Below you will find campus events related to equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you would like to have your event included please notify us at diversity@ucsd.edu.

To help make your event accessible and enjoyable for all, please refer to UC San Diego's Accessible Event Planning Guide.

2/19/2020 - Breaking Down Anti-Blackness: A Conversation

Breaking Down Anti-Blackness: A Conversation

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 5-7 p.m.
Sponsor: Women's Center
Location: UCSD Women's Center
Free

Join us at the Women's Center for a conversation in observance of Black History Month. Enjoy snacks and learn with us as we discuss anti-blackness and educate ourselves on ways to address it with a feminist lens!

2/20/2020 - Afro-Caribbean Dance and Drumming Workshop with Gene Perry

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Thursday, February 20, 2020, 3:30-6 p.m.
Sponsor: African and African-American Studies Research Center

Location: Social Sciences Building, Room #101
Free

Master percussionist Gene Perry and his ensemble demonstrate African and Afro-Carribbean drumming and dance styles with audience participation. Free and open to the campus and general public. Refreshments will be served. 

 

 

2/20/2020 - Black College Skate Night

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Thursday, February 20, 2020, 9-11 p.m.
Sponsor: Black Resource Center at UCSD, SDSU, and USD
Location: Skateworld San Diego
Free, but must RSVP

Join the Black Resource Cnter and UC San Diego, San Diego State University, and University of San Diego as we come together for a night of skating!

 

2/22/2020 - 18th Annual Black History Scholarship Brunch

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Saturday, February 22, 2020, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: UCSD Price Center West Ballrooms A and B

General Public: $85
Faculty, staff, alumni: $75
Non-UC San Diego students with ID: $60
UC San Diego students with ID: $5
All Admissions Day of Event: $90

Join us for UC San Diego’s 18th Annual Black History Month Scholarship Brunch. All community members are invited to come together in recognition of student scholarship, while enjoying a wonderful Southern-style soul food brunch. Music will be provided by the The Wildside Band. This event will also include a silent auction with items from donors across San Diego. All proceeds from the silent auction support the UC San Diego Black History Month Scholarship fund.

Speaker: Julianne Malveaux
Author of Are We Better Off? Race, Obama, and Public Policy

 

2/27/2020 - The Defamation Experience

The Defamation Experience

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Thursday, February 27, 2020, 5-7 p.m.
Sponsor: Eleanor Roosevelt College & Thurgood Marshall College
Location: Atkinson Auditorium
Free

An interactive courtroom drama about race, class, religion, and gender where the audience is the jury!

Register at http://roosevelt.ucsd.edu 

 

 

 

3/4/2020 - Untold Stories: Black Women and the Vote with Robin Hamilton

Untold Stories: Black Women and the Vote with Robin Hamilton

Wednesday March 4, 2020, 5-7 p.m.
Location: Price Center Theater

Free and Open to the Public

The Women's Center is excited to host filmmaker Robin Hamilton in collaboration with our Women's Herstory Month programming. This program will highlight the activism of two black women who fought tirelessly to secure the right to vote and increase voter access. 

Join us for a screeening of two of Robin's documentary films, This LIttle Light of Mine: The Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer and Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell. Following the screening, we will be hosting a discussion and Q&A. 

3/6/2020 - Staff Equity Talks: Identifying White Supremacy Culture in the Workplace

Identifying White Supremacy Culture in the Workplace

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Friday, March 6, 2020, 12-1 p.m.
Sponsor: Cross Cultural Center

Location:  Cross Cultural Center, Price Center East, Second Floor

Join us for the latest in the series, Equity Talks for UCSD Staff by Staff

 

RSVP: nmagpusao@ucsd.edu

Annual Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

January

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Day of Service

Black History Month

February

Black History Month

Women's History Month Conference

March

Women’s Conference

Awards ceremony

March

Inclusive Excellence Awards Ceremony

Cultural celebration

April

UC San Diego Cultural Celebration

Cesar E. Chavez Celebration

April

César E. Chávez Celebration

Asian & Pacific-Islander American Heritage Celebration

May

Asian & Pacific-Islander American Heritage Celebration

UC San Diego Powwow

May

UC San Diego Powwow

LGBT Pride Parade

July

LGBT Pride

Disability Awareness Month

October

Disability Awareness Month

Native American Heritage Month Celebration

November

Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Staff Associations Diversity at Work Luncheon

November

Staff Associations Diversity at Work Luncheon