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Grants for Student Research & Creative Projects

The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) provides grants to students pursuing research or creative projects that explore issues related to race and gender. Grants help financially sustain emerging projects and connects students to the larger campus community of scholars focusing on race, gender, sexuality, and nation.

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CRG Grantee Kenly Brown in Berkeley News

African American Mentor Finds Strength in Numbers When Kenly Brown collects data, she doesn’t think in numbers. She thinks in people. “For me, it’s like these are people’s lives,” she says. “There are consequences to these numbers.” As an undergraduate in Colorado, she was one of only a few African Americans on her campus. “A lot of times I felt isolated and alone in the classroom and not really understood.” Now, as a Ph.D. candidate in African American studies at UC Berkeley, she’s made it her priority to be a mentor to students of color to teenage girls at a...

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Drop the Charges: Support David Cole

On February 1st, 2018, a Black staff member, David Cole was assaulted during the AFSCME/UPTE rally by several UCPD officers. The Berkeley Black Faculty & Staff Organization invites us to take action on Wednesday, Feb 7, 1pm, California Hall, and call for the charges against David Cole be dropped.

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FaultLines Spring 2018 Now Available!

The Spring 2018 issue of the CRG biannual newsletter, FaultLines, is now available to read and to download. This issue features interviews with Prof. Lisa García Bedolla and Alan Pelaez Lopez, exploring issues of race, gender, citizenship, and art; articles on major events from Fall 2017 and a list of upcoming events; an update about research on gender violence and carceral violence; and more! 

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