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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Events

2020 Fall Semester

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion would like to invite you to attend all of these events to explore and celebrate Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. We encourage you to take advantage of these virtual events where we challenge conventional thinking, discuss insights and experiences, and invite you to do the same.

Additional events can be found on the Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion website.

This semester we will be celebrating 3 cultural history or heritage months.

Latinx Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)

LGBTQIA History Month (October 1 - October 31)

Native American and Indigenous Heritage Month (November 1 - November 30)



Date: Friday, June 18, 2021

Time: 5:00 pm PST

Location: Virtual

Website: Look Here

Event Sponsor: AAHHE Faculty Fellows Program, 


The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education invites nominations for its 2021- 2022 AAHHE Faculty Fellows Program (FFP). The AAHHE Faculty Fellow Program is a six-month program with a primary goal to prepare Latina/o/x new faculty, who are beyond their first year on the tenure-track, for successful careers in academia and beyond and to increase the number of tenured and promoted Latina/o/x faculty.

The AAHHE FFP aims to a) provide strategies to assist tenure-track faculty in achieving their scholarly and career goals; b) build community and network with other Latina/o/x faculty, and c) develop future leaders who are dedicated to uplifting their communities. The AAHHE FFP will run from late September 2021 - March 2022.


To be considered, applicants must: a) be a Latina/o/x enrolled in a tenure-track position beyond year one by the start of the AAHHE FFP; and b) exhibit a track record of service and fem/mentoring to the Latina/o/x community. 

How to Apply

For more information on how to apply for the AAHHE FFP, selection process, program requirements, and important dates, please visit the program's webpage by clicking this link.



Date: Friday, July 9, 2021

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Virtual

Website: Register Here

Event Sponsor: NSF HSI National STEM Resource Hub 


Dr. Jorge IniguezThe NSF HSI STEM Resource Hub hosts grant writing webinars to support efforts for those planning on writing their first grant or engaged in writing a grant for submission. The series features speakers and panelists who share important information for writing a competitive grant. Drs. Martha Desmond and. Delia Valles, HSI STEM Hub leadership, also hosts live help sessions where they answer questions posed by grant-writers.  The HSI STEM Hub recommends participation in these webinars if you are currently writing a proposal or are interested in grant writing. Our Impression of the Challenges Community Colleges Face

Meet our speaker! Dr. Jorge Iniguez earned a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from UC Irvine, and an undergraduate degree in cell and molecular biology from California State University, Northridge (CSUN). He has served as an instructor at CSUN and Pasadena City College (PCC). Dr. Iniguez is improving student success by providing research opportunities at PCC. His peer-reviewed publications facilitated a partnership with CSUN that brought the NIH BUILD PODER program to the biology department at PCC. He has received over $90,000 in scholarships and fellowships and plans to use his persuasive writing skills to provide additional funding for the project. He has experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and is committed to providing equitable access for all students to achieve personal development, critical thinking, information literacy, and literacy competence.

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