On January 15, 2020, the UCSD Org Council for Social Justice in the University held their winter conference. Co-organizer Bobby Edwards, a graduate student in the History Department, reached out to use the Tell Us How UC It: A Living Archive project student activism timeline to open the event with a brief history and memory of student activism.Read More →

Members of the project collaborated with Dr. Erica Bender and Matthew Nelson, from UC San Diego’s Teaching and Learning Commons, and Fnann Keflezighi, Thurgood Marshall College Assistant Director of Residential Life, to create two workshops for their staff to aid in their discussions and planning for their equity, diversity, and inclusion practices and efforts. Members gave a presentation titled “The past is present. About Tell Us How UC It: A Living Archive and UC San Diego’s campus climate” and contributed the physical student activism timeline banners for a month-long exhibit in their spaces.Read More →

Members of the project exhibited the timeline banners and set up a feedback board at a free speech event organized by Beagle RA, Sudarshan Srinivasan, from Revelle College. This program’s goal was to “inform residents about their responsibility regarding individual free speech” and the event featured a plywood wall to spray paint freedom of speech messages, an “ask a lawyer” booth with Student Legal Services and a lawyer present, a free speech gallery, and more.Read More →

The annual Equity-Minded Education Workshop for Resident Assistance and House Advisors to encourage critical reflection to promote an inclusive environment was offered jointly with all six colleges and Assistant Director of Residential Life, Fnann Keflezighi, organized use of the Tell Us How UC It timeline banners to share the history of activism at UC San Diego as a way of establishing an understanding of the foundation for the campus climate.Read More →

Members of the project presented the student activism timeline as part of the Social Science Division training for incoming Teaching Assistants (SS TA Training) to help prepare them to teach Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion courses. “One of our goals is to help incoming graduate students to understand some of the events that occurred during 2010, and the student activism that helped lead to changes on campus (including the DEI requirement). The archives will be a real resource for TAs to draw from and to use in their teaching.” Department of Anthropology Graduate Professionalization CoordinatorRead More →

In conjunction with the annual Resident Assistant/Housing Advisory training, Assistant Director of Residential Life Fnann Keflezighi organized an exhibit of the Tell Us How UC It timeline banners in Angela’s Space, one of Thurgood Marshall College’s lounge areas in the Ocean View Building.Read More →

An annual Equity-Minded Education Workshop is offered to Resident Assistance and House Advisors to encourage critical reflection to promote an inclusive environment. Assistant Director of Residential Life, Fnann Keflezighi, organized use of the Tell Us How UC It timeline banners to share the history of activism at UC San Diego as a way of establishing an understanding of the foundation for the campus climate.Read More →

Tell Us How UC It: A Living Archive debuted with an exhibit in the UC San Diego Library from February 1 – March 31, 2017 that included a history of student activism timeline, a selection of the creative work from students expressing their experience of the campus climate, and an area for visitor feedback. On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, to open the exhibit, the UC San Diego Library hosted “From Crisis to Change: The Student Experience & Activism on Campus.” The panel discussion included staff, faculty, and alumni who have been on the front lines of change at UC San Diego, including: Fnann Keflezighi (UCRead More →