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September 2021

UC Wildfire Virtual Symposium 3

September 22, 8:00 am12:00 pm PDT
Online – Virtual Event

Wildfires and their aftermath impact all Californians and cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars every year. The 2021 UC Wildfire Symposium Series focuses on California’s resiliency to wildfire, extreme drought, and climate change. Panels will include Q &A Welcome Remarks – Cecilia Estolano, Chair UC Board of Regents – The Honorable Zoe Lofgren, CA-19 U.S. House of Representatives – Theresa A. Maldonado, VP Research and Innovation, UC Keynote Session – Policy and Politics of Wildfire – Assemblyman Richard Bloom, State of CA Assembly – Ken Alex, Moderator, Director, Project Climate, Center for Law, Energy, &…

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Touro University Social Justice in Public Health Series: Generational Trauma and mental health, Part 1

September 30, 5:00 pm7:00 pm PDT
Online – Virtual Event
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The focus of the Touro University Social Justice in Public Health Speaker Series this year is the complex intersections between the COVID-19 pandemic, structural racism, and inequities in mental health, through the public health lens. Speakers will address the social and structural determinants that contribute to the inequities in mental health and will discuss solutions and opportunities that these public health crises present. Speakers: Michael Lu Dr. Michael C. Lu, the Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health,…

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November 2021

More Than Words: In Conversation with the Language Of Racial and Social Justice-Making

November 2, 12:00 pm1:30 pm PDT
Online – Virtual Event
150 Years of Women

Commitments to the work that connects diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging/justice, anti-racism, anti-Blackness, anti-white supremacy and abolition work, are deep and rich. Each of these terms also have motivations and genealogies. Join us in a discussion focused on unpacking the relationships between these frameworks and how they help us better understand and situate the work and the questions that they generate. When we think about the relationships that we hope to foster with and between students, how do we use…

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16th Annual Master’s Research Symposium Presented by the UC Berkeley/UCSF Joint Medical Program

November 5, 8:30 am5:00 pm PDT
Online – Virtual Event

Please join the JMP for a presentation of graduating students' thesis presentations. Due to COVID-19 concerns, this will be a virtual event, though the students will present from campus. Please RSVP here. Livestream via Facebook: facebook.com/events/902731860376382 Program Schedule 8:30-9 AM Welcoming remarks:  Jyothi Marbin, JMP Director; Coco Auerswald, Director, JMP MS Program Climate Change and Youth (moderator: Prof. Jodi Halpern) Christina (Xiaoxuan) Chen - Mental health and Coping Strategies for Youth Climate Justice Activists  9:15-11:30 AM Health (in) Justice: The health…

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Imagining an Ethnography of the Reproductive Lives of Class-Privileged People of Color: Race, Class, Gender, and Prenatal Care

November 10, 12:00 pm1:00 pm PST
Online – Virtual Event

Speaker: Khiara M. Bridges, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law Studies across a range of measures of wellbeing show that class privilege does not necessarily immunize racial minorities from the structures and processes that produce excess morbidity and mortality in people, communities, and populations without racial privilege. These facts invite a consideration of the complex relationship between race and class in the United States. They invite a theorization of the simultaneous inclusion and exclusion that characterizes class-privileged racial minorities.…

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