To align our efforts to the current civil rights movement, we have compiled an infographic series titled "Racism is a Public Health Issue". Working to become anti-racist requires that we research and acknowledge the persistence and gravity of structural racism, including within the sciences. We hope that this series will help to serve as a primer … Continue reading Infographic Series: Racism is a Public Health Issue
To download infographics with hyperlinks intact, see below. what-you-can-do-pt.1Download what-you-can-do-pt.-2Download Dear members of SPG at UCLA, We as scientists are often taught to be impartial. However, we cannot ignore the existence of systemic racism and the role that it has played in the history of science and policy. We are upset, we are angry, and … Continue reading Continuing the BLM Movement – Statement & Action Items
Event #3: Q&A with District Attorney Candidates George Gascon and Rachel Rossi And finally, our evening with D.A. candidates George Gascon and Rachel Rossi! It was an inspiring and uplifting evening, filled with nuanced and thoughtful answers by both candidates about how science can inform their decision-making. The questions - all surprises to the candidates … Continue reading Feb 2020: L.A. County District Attorney Candidates Q&A!
We had three events around the theme of why the D.A. race matters for science. Event #1: Information Session We started off with an information session on what falls under the purview of the D.A. and how they can influence and be influenced by science. After going over details about the D.A. office itself, we … Continue reading Jan-Feb 2020 LA County District Attorney Race Race
Hi guys! We had three great events this quarter. Exploring Your Universe 2019 We were again able to participate in Exploring Your Universe, one of our favorite events! We asked children to write down on postcards why science is important to them. We also got their zip codes - if the parents allowed, of course! … Continue reading Fall Quarter 2019 Recap