Santa Clara University

Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Past Events


Past Events

  •  Open House, Office for Diversity and Inclusion

    Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

    The Office for Diversity and Inclusion will host its first open house on Friday, 1/24/14, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the lobby of the Walsh Administration Building. Please join us to welcome Dr. Jesse Bernal as the new Director for the Office for Diversity and Inclusion and Jade Agua as the Program Director for the Office for Multicultural Learning.


  •  Video of "Remembering Mandela" Tribute

    Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

    Here is a link to footage of Santa Clara University's January 13, 2014, tribute to Nelson Mandela, "Remembering Mandela: Celebrating a Leader for Change, Peace, and Reconciliation."  The script for this event was written by Professor Jane Curry (Department of Political Science).


    Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

    Visiting Artist Series

    COLOR STRUCK - Tuesday, 1/14/14, 7:30 p.m.
    Written and Performed by Donald E. Lacy Jr.

    Color Struck uses comedy, music, spoken word, dance, images and more to stimulate the conversation on one of the most difficult topics facing America, institutionalized racism. In collaboration with Arts for Social Justice, Color Struck honors the message of Dr. Martin Luther King.

    Louis B. Mayer Theatre
    Reserved Seating
    $10 - $25
    Tue, 01/14/2014 - 7:30pm

  •  Rapper Dan Matthews, 7 p.m., Sunday, 11/17/13, Locatelli Activity Center

    Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013

    Rapper and Korean adoptee Dan Matthews will perform and share film clips of his documentary journey to discover his Korean birth family and twin brother.

    See aka Dan at the Locatelli Activity Center at 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2013.

  •  Trayvon Martin: Discussing the Zimmerman Verdict

    Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

    Date: Monday, 10/7/13, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Where: California Mission Room
    What: Professor Aldo Billingslea will lead a discussion about the Zimmerman verdict.  Speakers will include attorney Christopher Boscia (Santa Clara County) and Professor Margaret Russell (Santa Clara University School of Law).

  •  October is Chicano Latino Heritage Month

    Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

    The Office for Diversity and Inclusion supports Office for Multicultural Learning events throughout the month of October 2013. For the first three events listed below, please RSVP to

    Thursday, 10/17/13
    10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Mexican Heritage Plaza
    Gracias a la Vida (hosted by Somos Mayfair as its annual fundraising event)

    Tuesday, 10/22/13
    4 to 6:30 p.m.
    Williman Room (Benson Center)
    Screening of the movie Walkout

    Thursday, 10/24/13
    4 to 6:30 p.m.
    Williman Room (Benson Center)
    Dr. Adrian Felix (Latin American and Latino Studies Department at UC Santa Cruz)
    Transnational (After)life: The Political Life Cycle of El Migrante

    Tuesday, 10/29/13
    5:30 to 9 p.m.
    MCC Shapell Lounge
    Hosted by MEChA
    El Dia de los Muertos event

  •  50th anniversary of “The March on Washington”

    Monday, Aug. 26, 2013

    Date: Monday, 8/26/13, at 6 p.m.
    Location: Palo Alto City Hall
    What: The Office for Diversity and Inclusion, in partnership with Stanford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of “The March on Washington” with a performance of the speeches and songs offered half a century ago. At approximately 7:30 p.m., the celebration will culminate with the reading of the Reverend Doctor King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.