The city of La Verne has taken steps toward building relationships in the community with the Cultural Awareness and Social Inclusion Committee, created in 2019 with the intention of educating residents on cultural awareness and creating a safe space for everyone of all backgrounds.
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Daniel Loera, director of multicultural affairs, provides an introduction to the diversity retreat session on sexual identity and homophobia Friday.
The workshop provided a space for Black students and allies to express themselves freely through discussion and exercises.
William Joseph Barber II, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach, a non-profit that seeks to uphold Constitutional values such as equal protection under the law, encouraged community members to become proactive in the change of American policy issues during a Feb. 13 lecture at the Pomona College via Zoom.
The advantages of diversity, equity, and inclusion are innumerable and impactful.
Actor and activist Monti Washington spoke on discrimination and the social implications during the “Which Lives Matter” event, Oct. 14 via Zoom.
The Los Angeles Times published an apology Sept. 27 for its failures in accurately covering issues of racial disparity and its own history of racism within the organization, showcasing the need to have diversity in the newsroom.
The Center for Multicultural Services kicked off its three-day annual Diversity Retreat last Friday via Zoom with around 30 participants in all, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff.
The Black community at the University of La Verne was welcomed with the Rites of Passage, a traditional African spiritual ritual at noon Sept. 18 via Zoom.
Local frustrations reached a boiling point when La Verne residents filled the community center last Thursday night to meet the candidates running for city government positions this election season.