Of the top 185 films of 2020, more than half were released via streaming platforms only. Of the films that had a theatrical release, minority audiences accounted for the bulk of ticket purchases. Films with casts that were at least 21% minority enjoyed the highest online viewing ratings among all racial groups in the all-important […]
Diversity is a defining feature of the University of California and we embrace it as a source of strength. Our differences — of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, socioeconomic status, abilities, experience and more — enhance our ability to achieve the university’s core missions of public service, teaching and research. We […]
Since 2o16, the Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion has produced an annual Accountability Report with aggregate data about incidents and investigations. Read the report here.
January 2021 Dear UCLA Extension Students, As you probably know, California Proposition 16, the proposed legislative constitutional amendment that would allow diversity as a factor in public employment, education, and contracting decisions, has been defeated. The Chancellor’s message, from earlier this week about the loss, states “as disheartening as this defeat is to many, we […]
June 2020 Dear UCLA Extension Community: As follow up to yesterday’s UCLA Extension Town Hall meeting, I am sending additional details about what I presented regarding our first steps in addressing racism, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Black Lives Matter The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have raised, once again, that racism […]
Dear UCLA Extension Community: Nearly a year ago we witnessed the public and tragic murder of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin’s unjustified use of lethal force against an unarmed black man served as a rallying cry across the United States for citizens to rise up against systemic racism, for there […]