The Caltech Center for Inclusion & Diversity hosts events year-round in support of the Institute's efforts to create a culture of inclusion and equity for all. Check our Calendar for additional information and click here to RSVP!
During COVID-19, CCID has been committed to offering many virtual events and programming opportunities for you to engage with us! We will post some online content below. These recordings are only available for 30 days, so please download them if you'd like a copy. "See" you at our future events.

Erin-Kate Escobar, Assistant Director at the Caltech Center for Inclusion and Diversity gave a 1 hr long seminar aimed at addressing diversity statements for postdocs applying for faculty positions.

The learning outcomes are as follows 

  • 1. Define what diversity statements are and methods to approach writing one 
  • 2. Take away some new ideas to incorporate best practices towards more inclusive classrooms
  • 3. Know more about your own personal philosophy

Monique Thomas, Program Coordinator at Caltech Center for Inclusion and Diversity and Leo Green, Postdoctoral Scholar in bioengineering at Caltech facilitated an hour-long workshop which is the first program in our Black Wealth summer series.

In the early 20th Century, the Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was referred to as Black Wall Street. It was a prosperous, African-American community. That would all end in violence during the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.  Watch the video to learn more.

Black Wall Street

Professor Danielle Wiggins: Policing, the Carceral State & Black Community

Suggested Readings/Bibliography 



Tim Wise: Maintaining our Commitment to Justice in Unjust Times
A session with Tim Wise and his views on anti-racism in higher education and beyond. Tim provides a historical background to better understand current events and suggests ways for us to move forward in creating an anti-racist world. 
June 11, 2020

BLM and History of Racism for ISP
A session for our international population to understand Black Lives Matter and the historical underpinnings of racism in the US.
June 4, 2020
Monique Thomas 

Data Driven:Striving for Diversity & Inclusion in Surveys
May 28, 2020
Hanna Song
Slides for Caltech Campus: HERE
Data Driven: Striving for Diversity & Inclusion in Surveys