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June 23, 2020

Scripps Community Message

Dear Scripps Community Members, Over the past several weeks, our national consciousness has been inundated with evidence of the racial violence repeatedly perpetrated against Black communities. Throughout the world, people are uniting in their call for an end to the systemic and structural racism that deprives Black people of their lives, freedom, opportunities, and human […]

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June 1, 2020

Message From President Tiedens

Message from President Tiedens 6-1

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October 17, 2019

2018-2019 CIDE Recomendations

18-19 CIDE Recommendations

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September 1, 2019

Advancing the College’s Goals in Inclusion and Equity

Advancing the College’s Goals in Inclusion and Equity

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August 2, 2018

IDEA Initiative 2017-2018 Report

The IDEA Initiative, under the sponsorship of the Office of the President, continued to align resources, programs, and events to advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in partnership with members of the Scripps Community. Fall 2017 Workshops Intergroup Dialogue Workshop for Faculty Dr. Anna Yeakley facilitated a workshop for Scripps faculty on using the tools […]

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May 2, 2018

Social Justice, Diversity and the Workplace – June 1 & 8 Seminars

The 7C Committee on Inclusive Excellence is inviting you to attend a workshop covering topics addressing diversity in the workplace. The workshop will offer attendees practical tools for identifying and responding to microaggressions and other hidden and overt forms of privilege and marginalization in the workplace. Staff that do not have supervisory responsibilities are invited […]

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September 11, 2017

IDEA Extends ConverActions, Adds New Dialogues, Workshops for the 2017–18 Academic Year

Beginning this fall, the Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) initiative will sponsor a yearlong series of events, conversations, and workshops open to Scripps students, faculty, and staff as well as the entire 7C community. Building on last year’s programming, we will continue to host ConverActions on the National Climate on Race, Community, and Change. […]

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September 5, 2017

Support for Scripps Community in Response to DACA Repeal

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, As many of you know, today the President of the United States repealed the Presidential directive that established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This decision has dire implications for thousands of students at colleges and universities throughout this nation who have sacrificed, persevered, and excelled to enhance […]

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Support and Resources for DACA Students

Facts and FAQs National Immigration Law Center UC Undocumented Legal Services Center FAQ Resources for and about DACA and Undocumented Students Legal Resources Please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at ext. 18277 to access a list of attorneys who are willing to provide pro bono consultations or services for our students. ACLU […]

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September 1, 2017

Intergroup Dialogues Sponsored by IDEA

This fall, the Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) initiative will sponsor a series of Intergroup Dialogues (IGD) for faculty and students designed to develop understanding of social identities and statuses (i.e., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious identity, ability status, citizenship/immigration status, socio-economic background, etc.), foster empathy and motivation to bridge differences, and build […]

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Introducing the Committee on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity

As we continue to monitor and document our progress toward creating the equity and access we envision for the Scripps community, we have recognized the need for more robust channels of communication and input from Scripps community members. To this end, I have established the Committee on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (CIDE) to replace the President’s […]

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May 25, 2017

IDEA Initiative 2016-2017 Report

The IDEA Initiative, under the sponsorship of the Office of the President, continued to align resources, programs, and events to advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in partnership with members of the Scripps Community. Fall 2016 Workshops Two workshop sessions were offered at the beginning of the semester for staff: What’s the “T”?: Supporting Trans […]

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May 9, 2017

First Generation @ Scripps Final Newsletter for 2016-2017

Dear Scripps Community, We are writing to share our final publication of the First-Gen Newsletter for 2016-2017. The newsletter shares final reflections from students, faculty, and staff around the theme of Self-Care and Self-Love. We would like to congratulate Leonida Radford ’17 and Vivian Yu ’17 as they graduate from ScrippsCollege and we celebrate their […]

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March 22, 2017

Message from President Tiedens Regarding Hate Speech Incident

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, I regret to communicate that this afternoon, an employee of one of the other Claremont Colleges verbally attacked students in Seal Court, using hate speech, expletives, and other abusive language. Those who were present were understandably traumatized, and I recognize that this only adds to the sense of fear […]

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February 20, 2017

Faculty Statement

Faculty, Staff, and Students, At its meeting on February 16, 2017, the faculty approved the following statement: In light of the harm, chaos, and distress caused by recent Executive Orders issued from the United States White House, the faculty of Scripps College expresses its unwavering support for all members of the Scripps College community, regardless […]

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First-Generation @ Scripps February Newsletter

Dear Scripps Community, We hope that your spring semester is going well!  We are particularly eager to distribute the February 2017 Newsletter of the First-Generation @ Scripps program. This issue features highlights of our 3rd annual First-Gen student retreat that took place on January 27-28, 2017. The theme of this year’s retreat was Our Narrative: Empowerment […]

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December 13, 2016

Community Update from President Lara Tiedens

Dear Members of the Scripps Community, Reflecting on the past several months, it’s hard to believe that my first semester at Scripps is already drawing to a close. As I continue my “Scripps education,” I am amazed at the depth and breadth of achievement among our students, faculty, and staff, and at the strong bonds […]

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December 11, 2016

Office of the President: Message in Response to Petition

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff, I recently received a petition signed by more than 750 Scripps College students, faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends and family members requesting the addition of immigration status to the College’s Discrimination and Harassment Policy, and recommending that the College declare itself a “sanctuary center of higher education.” The […]

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