Critical Race Training in Education
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9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, California 92093
Phone
(858) 534-2230
Email address
admissionsreply@ucsd.edu
School Information
"Founded as an experiment in 1960, UC San Diego scholars aren’t afraid to challenge convention if it means we can accelerate answers to our society’s most pressing issues. As one of the top 20 research universities in the world, we are driving change far beyond our walls to advance society and propel economic growth. And the world has taken notice." "UC San Diego’s academic programs, taught by recognized experts, prepare students to stand out and lead change. As a student-centered university, all undergraduates belong to a tight-knit college community and are equipped to succeed through supplemental learning, faculty-mentored research opportunities, student success coaches and more." The university has 12 divisions/schools, over 130 undegraduate majors, seven residential colleges, and a 19:1 student to faculty ratio. (Source: https://ucpa.ucsd.edu/campus-profile)
General Information
The chancellor of UC San Diego announced a "21-day Challenge". This challenge was a series of trainings and events focused on "power, position, privilege, perception, and process". The university's school offered several resources. For instance, the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science offered a 10-hour training seminar titled Racial Resilience, in which participants will understand and define "racialization, racism, racial projects, colonialism, white privilege, compassion, self, parts/interior movements, and apply racial resilience methodology to confidently engage in anti-racism work and participate in conversations about racism." See developments below:

Activity

  • Resources

    Chancellor introduced a “21-day Challenge” centering around “power, position, privilege, perception, and process.”

  • Faculty/Staff Requirements

    UC San Diego Health "Established an Anti-Racism Taskforce to advance EDI goals and chart a course forward for real, long-term change. Task-force initiatives include: Creating new and modifying existing guidelines and opportunities to increase workforce diversity and representation at all levels; Developing annual and ad-hoc EDI training plans for staff, faculty and leaders; Establishing and revising policies and practices to dismantle internalized, interpersonal and institutional racism."

  • Faculty/Staff Requirements

    UC San Diego Health also "Mandated anti-racist training for leadership. Some of these training sessions have already begun. Others, including those for career development and personal growth, are under consideration or being planned."

  • Resources

    UC San Diego Health also "Launched two new leadership recruitments to foster a culture of anti-racism throughout our organization: an Assistant Vice Chancellor for the professional schools, and a Chief Administrative Officer for UC San Diego Health, who will lead our EDI efforts."

  • Disciplinary Measures

    Office of Student Conduct has the Restorative Justice Committee, which utilizes "anti-racist and equity-minded frameworks to center marginalized voices, advance our individual agency to foster spaces of mattering, and address institutional deficits such as barriers to access."

  • Resources

    UC San Diego School of Medicine created a "Family Medicine Diversity & Anti-Racism Committee."

  • Program and Research Funding

    "The Changemaker Fellowship programs supports faculty and graduate students fellows who are doing changemaker work through two project-oriented learning communities: Community Engaged Learning and Anti-Racist Pedagogy."

  • Resources

    The Office of Student Conduct will, "Develop, maintain, and distribute trainings, educational materials, and procedures, that incorporate an equity-minded and race conscious lens."

  • Faculty/Staff Requirements

    The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science announced, "In a commitment to establish the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science with equity ingrained in its foundational culture, we initiated our first year as a school by providing a 10-hour training seminar titled 'Racial Resilience' and focused on sustaining a School that is anti-racism." Participants will, "Understand and define racialization, racism, racial projects, colonialism, white privilege, compassion, self, parts/interior movements" and "Apply racial resilience methodology to confidently engage in anti-racism work and participate in conversations about racism." The school said, "All faculty, staff, project scientists, and some trainees were encouraged to attend the training. All leadership positions were required to attend the training."

  • Resources

    The university's library offered "Anti-Racism Guide: Resources for Education and Action," which included the 1619 Project and an "Anti-Racism reading list."

Last updated February 28th, 2022