We write to you this week with a heavy heart given this heavy moment. This volume of the Diversity Digest is an expression of our care and concern for those who have helped us safely endure the quarantine as essential workers, and for everyone feeling the effects of loss because of the death of 100,000 individuals in the country from COVID-19. It is a call for peace and justice to bridge the gap in our divided communities so that we may move forward united.
As an alumni community we stand in solidarity with the Black community in the fight against White supremacy, systemic racism and police brutality. UCLA Alumni Diversity Programs & Initiatives has a responsibility to ensure that our alumni community is heard and seen. With that, here are this week's offerings: