Welcome Dr. Hendry Ton, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

OEDI Team OEDI staff would like to welcome Dr. Hendry Ton as the Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity & Inclusion. Dr. Ton has already been a partner of OEDI in collaboration with the Center for Reducing Health Disparities, the Vice Chancellors LGBTQ+ Advisory Group, and the Restorative Justice Training Group. This is a seamless transition for OEDI and we are excited to have Dr. Ton join our team.

UC Davis Health Police Accountability Board

The UC Davis Police Accountability Board (PAB) was established in 2014 to develop and promote accountability, trust and communication between the campus community and the UC Davis Police Department. The PAB is an independent board composed of representatives of the UC Davis community. Working with independent campus investigators from the Office of Compliance and Policy, the PAB is charged with making recommended findings to the Chief of Police based on objective investigations into complaints of misconduct filed against UC Davis police officers.

You can click the attached link to go to their website, and here is a YouTube video that will also provide more information.

UC, CSU and CCC leaders urge President-elect Trump to continue DACA

In a letter sent today (Nov. 29), University of California President Janet Napolitano joined with California State University Chancellor Timothy White and Eloy Ortiz Oakley, chancellor-designate of the California Community College System, in calling upon President-elect Donald Trump to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and allow California and the nation’s DREAMers to continue to pursue their education in the United States. 

 

A copy of the letter sent to President-elect Trump can found here

 

Prep M├ędico partnership aims to build next generation of physicians who will advance Latino health

Latinos make up 39 percent of California’s population, but only 4.7 percent of its physicians. To help close the gap, UC Davis and The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) are launching a new initiative to produce more doctors who are well-prepared to advance health for the state’s largest ethnic group.

The overall goal of the Prep Médico program – short for “Preparando Estudiantes Para Ser Médicos,” or “Preparing Students to Be Physicians” – is to enhance the diversity in the physician workforce and in Northern California that will provide cultural and linguistically sensitive health care.

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