Mission Statement

UCOP-BSFO strives to maintain a network of communication amongst Black employees at UCOP, specifically promoting an environment that supports the well-being, enrichment, and professional development of OP’s Black staff and faculty. 


A copy of the most recent bylaws can be found at this link.


  • Foster and strengthen relationships amongst Black staff and faculty within UCOP, surrounding campuses, and local communities.
  • Sponsor cultural, educational, and celebratory programming throughout the year.
  • Partner with UCOP ERG groups and other entities (i.e., campus BSFO chapters, other UC groups with aligned missions) to coordinate on programming and address/elevate social justice topics.
  • Encourage recruitment, retention, staff advancement, and career opportunities of Black Staff and Faculty.


  • Reciting MLK's "I Have a Dream" Speech – January
  • BSFO Student Scholarship Ceremony – February
  • BSFO Black History Month – February
  • BSFO Mental Health Month - May
  • BSFO Juneteenth Week - June
  • BSFO Student Scholarship Fundraiser September - December
  • BSFO Health Wellness Week – October
  • BSFO National Diabetes Awareness – November