UC Campus Safety Symposium

UC Campus Safety Symposium – Part 2
Reimagining Campus Safety & Dimensions of Change
March 24, 2021
9:30 a.m. PST – 3:00 p.m. PST

Building on the key themes that emerged from Part 1 of the UC Campus Safety Symposium on February 2, Part 2 of the symposium will focus on solutions through aligning on dimensions of change and exploring areas of common ground.

(Subject to change)

Opening Remarks
  • UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez
  • UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D.
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Student-led Discussion: Reimagining Campus Safety Through a Values-Driven Lens
  • Aidan Arasasingham, Undergraduate Student & UC Student Association President, UCLA
  • Gwen Chodur, Graduate Student & UCGraduate and Professional Council President, UC Davis
  • Naomi Riley, Undergraduate Student & UC Council of Presidents Co-Chair, UCLA
  • Naomi Waters, Undergraduate Student & UC Student Association Racial Justice Now Vice Chair, UC Riverside

Special Guests: 

  • Lande Ajose, Senior Policy Advisor for Higher Education, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Michael Avant, Executive Vice President, AFSCME 3299
  • Azadeh Zohrabi, Director, Underground Scholars Program, UC Berkeley
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Summary of Campus Safety Updates
Presented by Liz Halimah, Associate Vice Provost, Student and Equity Affairs
11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
11:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Reconciliation, Accountability, and Data Transparency
Facilitated by Lisa Gordon & Lewis Michaelson
  • Humberto Flores, Graduate Student, UC Riverside
  • Geoffrey Raymond, Professor of Sociology & Co-Chair of Police Advisory Board, UC Santa Barbara
  • Michelle Servin, Undergraduate Student, Co-Chair of The Underground Scholars Initiative, Co-Founder of No UCPD Coalition, UCLA
  • Katie Tinto, Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic, Chair of Public Safety Advisory Committee, UC Irvine
11:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Lunch Break
12:40 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Roles of Police and Non-police on Campus
Facilitated by Lisa Gordon & Lewis Michaelson
  • Jack Clarke, Jr., Partner, Best, Best & Krieger LLP & Chair of Task Force on Campus Safety, UC Riverside
  • Nicole Green, Executive, Director, Counseling & Psychological Services, UCLA
  • Gene McAdoo, Undergraduate Student, UCLA
  • Martin Reed, Assistant Vice, Chancellor for Student Life & Residence Education, UC Merced
  • Savannah Shange, Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Principal Faculty in Critical Race & Ethnic Studies, UC Santa Cruz
1:10 p.m. – 2:20 p.m
Summary and Reflection Activity
Facilitated by Lisa Gordon & Lewis Michaelson
2:20 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Next Steps and Closing Remarks
  • UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D.
2:35 p.m. – 3:00 p.m