Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Events
CAFES organizes events throughout the year focused on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. These events are designed to bring together people from across the college, campus and community to celebrate diversity and inclusion, learn from each other, and engage in meaningful dialogue.
MANRRS Region VI Meeting
Nov. 8-10, 2019, Cal Poly
Inclusion Starts with Me Teach In Workshop:
Feb. 13, 2020, Cal Poly
Aspire to Grow Conference 2020
March 4, 2020, 4 p.m.
Cal Poly Performing Arts Center (PAC)
More details to come!
Dr. Berverly D. Tatum, President Emerita, Spelman College:
May 14-15, 2020
More information to come!
2019 Fall Conference Faculty and Staff Diversity and Inclusion Workshops
Monday, Sept. 16, 2 - 4:30, ATL
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2 - 4:30, ATL
Terry Baker, CEO, Society of American Foresters: Thursday, May 9, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Cal Poly Campus: PAC Pavilion
Terry Baker is the first African American to lead the 118-year-old Society of American Foresters (SAF). Come hear him discuss his career journey.
CAFES Diversity and Inclusion Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 18, 11 a.m. – Noon
Cal Poly Campus: 10-207
Julie Garcia from OUDI will provide an overview. Sarah MacDonald (CTLT) will moderate a panel discussion comprised of Greg Schwartz (BRAE), Jerusha Greenwood (EIM), and Dianne Korth (CAFES Advising Center).
Aspire to Grow: Friday, March 1, 2019
Cal Poly Campus: Philips Hall (Bldg. 6, Rm. 104)
The 2019 Aspire to Grow Conference explores innovation in the food and agriculture sectors. The symposium will focus on new technologies and developments, and the role diversity of thought and experience plays in achieving these.
2018 Fall Conference Faculty and Staff Diversity and Inclusion Workshop
In September 2018, the college Diversity and Inclusion Committee organized a workshop to help faculty and staff to help facilitate positive interactions in our classrooms and offices, as well as across campus. The sessions were facilitated by Cal Poly’s Office of University Diversity and Inclusion and saw nearly 100 percent participation across the college with 185 participants across two days.