Registration begins for 2011-12 Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program

To: UCSC Staff

From: Joy L. Lei, Diversity Programs and Education Specialist

Building an inclusive environment that promotes diversity and inclusion requires the active participation of everyone on campus. This eight-course Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program is open to all staff employees and an opportunity for professional development on diversity and inclusion issues. It is designed to offer participants an in-depth examination on the many differences that exist in our community, and to gain a greater understanding of how we can work together to build a stronger community on campus. Participants will gain valuable knowledge and skills to work and lead in a multicultural environment.

Individuals who complete all six core courses and two elective courses in the Program within two years will receive a certificate of completion. Courses are also open to those who are not pursuing the certificate.

The courses range from 2 to 3 hours and will be taught by various instructors in different formats. The core courses are offered twice during the academic year while the elective courses are offered once.

Participants who already took a Program course within the past two years can count the course towards the Certificate Program. Participants must provide proof that the course was taken within two years.

For course description, schedule and registration information, visit our website at:
For more information, contact Joy Lei at 459-1758 and Sponsor: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion