Council on Campus Climate, Culture and Inclusion (4CI)
To provide advice on the work related to the Chancellor’s Pillar of Equity and Inclusion through supporting organizational strategies, addressing weaknesses and deficiencies, establishing metrics, and fostering communication within campus and the Bay Area Community.

Council on Campus Climate, Culture and Inclusion (4CI) Staff Subcommittee
To identify, implement, and evaluate efforts to improve and promote inclusive and equitable climate for UCSF staff, recommend changes that impact underrepresented staff groups that work with the VC’s office and the 4CI to address issues and support the Chancellor’s 3-year goals.

Department Diversity Leaders
To share resources among representatives (primarily faculty) from UCSF departments who are carrying out diversity work within their units, to learn about the different types of work that encompass diversity efforts (i.e. faculty recruitment, education and training, diversity in residency) and provide fellow faculty with a community that supports their interests and initiatives.

UCSF Committee on Disability Inclusion
To examine the issues affecting individuals with disabilities at UCSF including evaluate policies, programs and procedures, serve as a coordinating body and increase accessibility for disability groups or individuals, work with VC’s office to address issues facing the UCSF disability community and support the Chancellor’s 3-year goals.

UCSF Committee on LGBTQ
To examine issues of concern to the UCSF LGBT community and make recommendations of the VC of Diversity and Outreach on issues related to biases and discrimination on sexual orientation and gender identity, work with the VC office to address issues facing the UCSF LGBT community and support the Chancellor’s 3-year goals.

UCSF Committee on the Status of Women
To examine the issues regarding the status of women at UCSF including analyze policies, programs, and procedures, serve as a coordinating body for groups or individuals concerned, recommend changes in equity and fair access to campus programs and activities, work with VC’s office to promote the advancement of women at UCSF and support the Chancellor’s 3-year goals.

Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance (APASA)
To address issues impacting the Asian Pacific community and to promote professional and social relations within UCSF, as well as the rich and diverse cultural heritage of all Asian communities. APASA works closely with other UCSF minority organizations to address issues of equality, fair labor practices and diversity at UCSF.

Black Caucus
To provide an open forum to all people of African descent and allies on campus to openly express matters of race as they affect life on campus and in the community. The Black Caucus will serve as an instrument for the formation of a Black consensus on racial matters that affect every person on campus. This consensus will then be presented to the University Administration for appropriate action.

Chicano Latino Campus Association (CLCA)
To bring together the Chicano/Latino community at UCSF through the efforts of increasing Chicano/Latino representation in various roles on campus, addressing issues that affect the community, giving recognition of the contributions and efforts, providing professional development opportunities.

Committee Spotlight

Meet the Committee Members

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Christina Mangurian, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Member, Department Diversity Leaders
Christina Mangurian Professor, Department of Psychiatry Member, Department Diversity Leaders "The Department Diversity Leaders meeting has facilitated collaborations across department and schools at UCSF. It is wonderful to sit around the table these leaders and learn from their efforts across UCSF."
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Paul Garcia, Professor, Department of Neurology, Member, 4CI Committee
Paul Garcia Professor, Department of Neurology Member, 4CI Committee “The power of 4CI is that it draws together staff, faculty and students to address our common vision of a fully-inclusive UCSF”
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Nakisha Rice, Case Coordinator, Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination, Member, Black Caucus
Nakisha Rice Case Coordinator, Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination Member, Black Caucus "The Black Caucus has been on campus for 51 years now and has been at the forefront of creating opportunities for inclusivity. I decided to serve as one of the historical committee co-chairs because of my love for its history and to document the stories of those that have come before us."
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Mario Carmona, Business Operations Manager, Documents & Media, Member, Chicano Latino Campus Association
Mario Carmona Business Operations Manager, Documents & Media Member, Chicano Latino Campus Association "CLCA contributes to creating an environment of equity and inclusion at UCSF every day, working to provide opportunities for the Chicanx/Latinx population here to reach their full potential, while always recognizing their outstanding history, contributions, and ongoing efforts."
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Aparajita Singh, Associate Professor, School of Medicine,
Aparajita Singh Associate Professor, School of Medicine Member, Committee on the Status of Women “The Committee on the Status of Women has given me an opportunity to work with very motivated, inspirational women who are committed to the advancement of women. I’m most excited about the work on improving the duration of childbearing/child-rearing leave.”
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Megan Winkelman, Student, School of Medicine, Member, Member, Committee on Disability Issues
Megan Winkelman Student, School of Medicine Member, Committee on Disability Issues “I am excited to apply what I’ve learned from the committee about the strategies to combat ableism and increase access for other important UCSF populations to students with disabilities, the community I represent.”
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Justin Moore, Staff and Faculty Experience Specialist, Department of Medicine, Member, 4CI Staff Subcommittee
Justin Moore Staff and Faculty Experience Specialist, Department of Medicine Member, 4CI Staff Subcommittee “I chose to serve on this committee because I believe our work targets areas of the staff experience – impacting how our colleagues engage with their work and the university. Through this committee I am able to advocate for all UCSF staff.”
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Fion Ng, Student, School of Nursing, Member, Committee on LGBT Issues
Fion Ng Student, School of Nursing Member, Committee on LGBT Issues “Serving on this committee has given me the incredible opportunity to create change, and give underrepresented and LGBTQIA+ identifying students a voice.”
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Alvin Ozawa, MCSS, Operations Supervisor, Medical Center Support Services, Member, Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance
Alvin Ozawa Operations Supervisor, Medical Center Support Services Member, Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance “Born in SF, diversity is all around me, but I believe we have a lot of work left to do and I want to help.”
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Lisa Leiva, Learning Tech Specialist, Library, Chair, Chicano Latino Campus Association
Lisa Leiva Learning Tech Specialist, Library Chair, Chicano Latino Campus Association "Being part of the Chicano Latino Campus Association has been a rewarding experience that has exposed me to the contributions we all can make to nurture a culture where everyone from all backgrounds is welcomed, supported, respected, and valued."
UCSF's Faculty Equity Advisor team members meet in the Office of Diversity and Outreach conference room.

Diversity committees provide a structured forum from which the senior leadership is apprised of recommendations and concerns from the diverse campus community and can maximize enterprise-wide potential and expertise to further the success and mission of the University. Membership on the committees is voluntary and represents faculty, staff, students, and trainees.

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