Join NAIPISA’s Native American Heritage Month events
November is Native American Heritage Month and UCOP’s Native American, Indigenous, and Pacific Islander Staff Association (NAIPISA) has planned events to help recognize it.
Recruiting and Retaining Native American and Indigenous Students
This Thursday, Nov. 17, from 12 – 12:45 p.m. (PT), NAIPISA is partnering with the UC Berkeley Native and Indigenous Council and the Cal Native & Indigenous Alumni Association to present a virtual panel discussion on recruiting and retaining Native American and Indigenous students to UC. The panel will feature:
- Phenocia Bauerle, Director, Native American Student Development at UC Berkeley and member of the UC President’s Native American Advisory Council
- Yvette Gullatt, UC Systemwide Vice President for Graduate and Undergraduate Affairs and Vice Provost for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
- Kristin Theis-Alvarez, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at UC Berkeley School of Law and Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Law School Admissions Council
You can also download an event flyer (PDF).
NAIPISA General Meeting
The next NAIPISA general meeting will take place this Friday, Nov. 18, from 11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PT). Attend via Zoom via this link (no advance registration).
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and UC
On Nov. 29, from 12 – 1 p.m. (PT), NAIPISA will hold a webinar on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and UC. Please save the date. More information will be available soon!
Learn more about NAIPISA
To learn more about NAIPISA, watch a video of Julienne Marie Palbusa at the OP Staff Assembly’s recent employee engagement event. To join NAIPISA, learn to how to get involved, or be added to the listserv, email email@example.com.
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