Diversity and inclusion must be at the heart of teaching, learning, and research. These case studies focus on how coursework and research about and for “real people” can better connect scholarship and the community. They also highlight the path to higher education for underrepresented populations.

 Uncovered history arms Harry Williams with new tools to fight for tribal water rights

AMERICAN CULTURES ENGAGED SCHOLARSHIP

Shift Course: Revealing Hidden Histories and Cultural Contributions

The connection between the historical resources of Berkeley and the intellectual curiosity of a faculty member, librarian, and student helped a Native American tribal leader preserve the history and legacy of his tribe.

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 Connecting a research university with communities and public policy

HAAS INSTITUTE FOR A FAIR & INCLUSIVE SOCIETY

Break Down the Barriers Between Research and Reality

Connecting a research university, communities, and public policy to address poverty and inequality in the United States.

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 Aries Jaramillo encourages first-generation students to envision bright futures

DESTINATION COLLEGE ADVISING CORPS

Envision a College-Bound Future

First-generation college students support the next generation of underserved high school students in realizing their college aspirations, and nurture their own professional careers and passions for educational access and equity.

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