|Submission Date||March 4, 2021|
University of California, Berkeley
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination
|2.00 / 2.00||
SDG & OS Engagement Fellow
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked by the administration or governing body to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity, equity, inclusion and human rights?:
Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:
The University of California, Berkeley is deeply committed to issues of equity and inclusion, and has long worked to fulfill its mission of supporting full access and success for California’s diverse population.
UC Berkeley's Diversity initiative is led by the Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion. This Vice Chancellor is a member of the Chancellor's cabinet.
The Division of Equity & Inclusion provides leadership, accountability and inspiration to the UC Berkeley campus in integrating equity, inclusion and diversity into all aspects of university life.
The extensive initiatives, reporting, and publications can be found here: https://diversity.berkeley.edu/
Estimated proportion of students that has participated in that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Estimated proportion of academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Estimated proportion of non-academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
All employees are required to take Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Ethical Values and Conduct Training.
Graduate students are also required to complete the Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and participate in a one-day orientation that includes cultural competence activities.
All new undergraduate students are required to participate in a week-long orientation that that helps students make connections to peers, faculty, and staff. Undergraduates also learn more about available resources and campus traditions and broaden understanding of the diverse and dynamic campus community. Golden Bear Prep is mandatory and includes modules on Diversity & Inclusion and Safety & Wellness.
Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity office or trainings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The information in this field was provided by the Division of Equity & Inclusion and the Office of Sustainability.
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