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Attend a discussion session: Continuing the Conversation on Race

On Sept. 1, join us for the conclusion of Dr. Rachelle Rogers-Ard’s courses in the Continuing the Conversation on Race series.

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Help OPSA grow: Take our survey

As the OSPA Steering Committee plans for the new year, we want to learn more about staff needs. Please help out by completing a short survey to share your thoughts.

Shout-Out for Latascha Magness-Cotton and Eddie Brown

Thanks to Latascha and Eddie’s great work, the Oakland move process has been seamless and quick for the Capital Asset Strategies & Finance team.

Steve Pease & Edwin Martinez

Encore Shout-Out for Steve Pease and Edwin Martinez

As the months of COVID-19 workplace disruptions roll on, Steve and Edwin have remained a trusted and helpful source of support.

Shout-Out: Lania Robinson

The UCOP Business Resource Center is grateful for the hard work and partnership that Lania has provided over the last several months.

Explore the history and impact of race in a new online series

Led by Dr. Rachelle Rogers-Ard of the Alameda County Office of Education, the Continuing the Conversation on Race series will focus on bias, leadership and systemic racism. Join us to connect with your colleagues around these important topics.

Meet new OPSA Steering Committee members this Wednesday

All UCOP staff are invited to attend OP Staff Assembly Steering Committee Meetings. At this week’s meeting, catch up with your newly elected members.

Five years ago, love won: Here’s how research makes progress possible

In 2015, the Supreme Court upheld a right to marriage for gay couples. One of the key elements to winning this battle was research — particularly one UC researcher’s groundbreaking study in the 1940s that showed being gay is not a mental illness.

UC’s DACA recipients react to the Supreme Court victory

Last week, UC won its Supreme Court case filed on behalf of the 650,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients currently living in the United States.