1. Build community to reduce stress and isolation

  • Workshops and networking to support collaboration
  • Develop emotional intelligence and supportive communities
  • Grant writing mini-retreat for STEM faculty
  • Small group theory (i.e., triads)

2. Support and promote sustainable cultural change

  • UCSD Faculty Equity Advisors and SDSU Professors of Equity meetings on topics of shared concern
  • Challenges and institutional responses to academic care-givers in the Covid era
  • Ally engagement / triads

3. Support and highlight innovative policies

  • Collaborative conversations on hiring practices that support an inclusive climate and culture
  • Broader UC/CSU dissemination
  • Model sustainable change for institutions across California and the nation