Embrace Diversity and Veterans
Increase Diversity Programs for Peer Education, Gender Education, Bystander Intervention Programs, and Other Workshops
Diversity Initiatives & Resource Centers Fall 2016 Staff
Student Life and Leadership Fall 2016 Discoverfest Fraternity & Sorority LifePresident's Summer Retreat 2016
2016-2017 Q3 Quarterly Report
• Continue to support student salaries (undergraduate and graduate students) for 5 resource centers (TDRC, CRC, AARC, APARC and LGBTQC) and the department (DIRC), fund a portion of the APARC professional staff, and fund all of the LGBTQRC professional staff.
• Continue to support programming for each center and the department as well as the Identity Based Resource Fair, a collaborative event that highlights all 8 identity based resource centers on campus.
• Refurbishment of the LGBTQRC. In 2015, all of the centers within DIRC were refurbished. Now that the LGBTQRC has joined the department (as of July, 2016), we want to make sure to also refurbish this space.
• Support for the cultural graduate recognition ceremonies.
• Staff support: Increased campus time for the Adult Reentry and Parenting Programs Coordinator, fund Graduate Assistant for Adult Reentry and Parenting Programs, fund graduate assistant for Violence Prevention Education, fund 8 Violence prevention Peer Educators, fund a full-time Victim Advocate (recruitment starts in fall 2016), and continues to fund a Violence Prevention Educator/Victim Advocate.
• Support center programming, which includes Family Back to School Night, Cal Works Verification, National Nontraditional Student Week, Tuffy’s Career Closet, 3 campus-wide awareness campaigns that address stalking, sexual assault, and dating/domestic violence, the Annual Violence Prevention Conference, and more.
• Support Student Leadership Training and student organizations AWARE (Adults Who Are Returning to Education) and Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society (nontraditional student honor society)
• Continue to support the Social Justice Summit, a conference for students, staff, faculty and community members
• Support Titanlink, the online software program for the 375+ registered student organizations that also supports the venue management, documents community service hours for students, and more.
• Support the Tuffy Awards, an award ceremony for our 375+ registered student organizations to recognize their successes throughout the academic year
• Support for promotional items for Discoverfest
• Sponsor the inaugural Emerging Leaders Retreat, a retreat for first and transfer students, which aims to expose students to co-curricular activities and explores their own leadership potential
• Support the Community Service and Leadership Programs Graduate Assistant and a portion of the salary for the Clubs/Organizations Graduate Assistant
• Support diversity and risk management initiatives within Fraternity and Sorority Life, which includes presidents’ meetings presentations, New Member Education, and a spring leadership retreat
- Marketing materials to bring visibility to the centers & department
- Ongoing programs/events & partnerships with faculty and other departments (film screenings, program-related food, honorariums).
- Several Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April) events. April 11th: Walk for Change; featured a march through campus that highlighted issues of sexual assault. We partnered with Housing and, several student organizations, UPD, CAPS, Title IX and Student Wellness. April 6th: partnered with community rape crisis center partner to present Clothesline Project. Passive program in which CSUF students design a tshirt that addresses issues of sexual assault. The shirts are displayed in the Quad; resources available for students who engaged with this activity. First Coordinated Community Response Team meeting for the campus this April. This is a group of campus and community departments/agencies that provide support to student survivors of sex offenses.
- Adult Reentry Coordinator offering additional programming and outreach to nontraditional students and parenting students.
- "Tuffy's Playdates" kick-off this month.
- Social Justice Summit: Saturday, February 25 had over 200 attendees with about 20 different workshops as well as participants from local community leaders.
- Tuffy Awards is planned on Thursday, May 4 at 6 pm in the Pavilions. - Friday, March 17 about 50 students attended the Spring Emerging Leadership Retreat with 5 different workshops addressing 4 different leadership competencies.
- Spring New Member Education: Friday, March 10 for about 80 different new members.
- Student Leadership Institute Banquet for our recent Emerging Leadership Retreat participants from fall and spring semester.
- Continued funding for student assistant salaries. Students are key in making sure we have programs, events, staffing for the centers, and workshops and curriculum development.
- Continued funding for LGBTQRC coordinator and APARC coordinator.
- Training expenses for student leads.
- Feb. 2017, full time Confidential Advocate began her role on campus. Extremely busy supporting students; great resource in helping student survivors of sexual assault navigate care and resources that they need to be successful.