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March 29, 2024

We are thrilled to welcome the first-year class of 2028 and the transfer class of 2026 to the #1 public institution in the world.

New Golden Bears,

Congratulations on your acceptance to UC Berkeley! As Vice Chancellor of Equity and Inclusion, I am thrilled to welcome you to our diverse and dynamic community.

February 27, 2024

ABC 7 News
Discover UC Berkeley's rich Black history through a self-guided tour, curated by a student and an administrative director, exploring 14 significant campus sites.

January 29, 2024

Berkeley News

UC Berkeley students combat K-12 book bans by creating their own children’s books, addressing the exclusion of diverse perspectives in educational materials. Through innovative projects led by UC Berkeley lecturer Pablo Gonzalez, students produce original narratives celebrating the history and contributions of marginalized communities.

Learn more about how these inspiring stories are challenging the erasure of diverse voices and histories in education: 

December 12, 2023

Please join us in welcoming Takiyah Jackson (she/her), Liliana Iglesias (she/her/ella), and Phenocia Bauerle (she/they) to our Thriving community. We're excited about the positive impact they will bring to our campus.

October 25, 2023

Equity and Inclusion
Reflecting on Latinx dreams, accomplishments, and the future of space exploration

October 2, 2023

Light the Way
A bold new effort aims to transform our campus culture and better reflect Latinx communities and perspectives in our teaching, learning, service, and research

September 22, 2023

Berkeley News
Leaders of UC Berkeley's Division of Equity and Inclusion discuss the campus’s Latinx Thriving Initiatives, and how these efforts are supporting Berkeley’s goal of not only becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution, but also of transforming Berkeley into a Latinx Thriving Institution.

August 1, 2023

Berkeley School of Education
“I made the choice like a lot of first gen college students do: Wherever is closest to home, that’s where I’m going,” said Garcia about joining her older sister at California State University, Northridge, in the mid-1990s, when tuition was virtually free and Proposition 209, which ended affirmative action, wasn’t undermining diversity.

July 1, 2023

Light the Way
For hikers, few things are more disappointing than huffing up a hard slope and discovering the top is not the top at all. Many an unprepared hiker has been fooled by the so-called false summit.

June 8, 2023

Berkeley News
States across the country are seeking to eliminate public education funding for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs and research in campaigns led by politicians who openly devalue and criticize DEI work as part of a “woke” agenda .

May 5, 2023

Increasing the number of Latinx faculty and faculty whose work touches on the Latinx experience at UC Berkeley is a priority that is crucial to becoming a Latinx Thriving Institution because it will allow us to better reflect who we are as a campus, state, and nation.

April 10, 2023

Berkeley News
Latinx people, who today comprise roughly one in five U.S. residents, are forecast to soon account for three-quarters of net new workers and are increasingly pursuing higher education.

March 30, 2023

We are thrilled to welcome the first-year class of 2027 and the transfer class of 2025 to the #1 public institution in the world.

New Golden Bears,

Congratulations on your admission to UC Berkeley! This is a time of celebration and exploration, but it may also feel overwhelming at times, especially as you prepare to transition to a new environment. We are dedicated to fostering a living-learning environment where you can thrive, find belonging, and engage with fellow students.

March 17, 2023

March 2, 2023

October 11, 2022

Berkeley News
When UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ, in fall 2018, announced that the university would begin the process of becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) having at least 25% of enrolled undergraduate students who identify as Latinx it was a bold statement that challenged the campus community to reimagine what that would mean for Berkeley.

September 14, 2022

Dear Campus Community,

Whether it’s your first time on campus, or you are returning again, Bienvenidxs a Berkeley - Welcome to Berkeley! It has been a very busy summer for the Latinx-Thriving Institution (LTI) Initiative team, and we are excited to share our collective progress with you, the Berkeley community. 

LTI Steering Committee

September 7, 2022

Berkeley Life
Now that Latinx Heritage Month has arrived, I’ve realized that this is my second year at Berkeley (a little late for the realization, I know). The past year has really flown by — I remember being an admitted freshman and virtually attending bridges’ Senior Weekend and listening to the Raices members discuss their experiences with being Latinx at Cal.

May 4, 2022

Digital Learning Services
Ethnic Studies Professor, Pablo Gonzalez is honored as a recipient of the UC Berkeley 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award.
Ethnic Studies Professor, Pablo Gonzalez is honored as a recipient of the UC Berkeley 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award.