The Campus Climate Conversations series features events throughout the year that provide opportunities for staff to engage in authentic dialogue about our campus, with a focus on equity, inclusion, and belonging.
Previous Event Highlights
Lunch and Learn: Black History Month and Book Club Introduction – The kickoff for the Lunch and Learn series on Feb. 17, 2023, including a brief introduction to the Lunch and Learn series and the staff book club, followed by a fun game of CSU-inspired Black history trivia over lunch from a local Black-owned restaurant. The books for this semester are So You Want to Talk About Race and Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria.
Campus Climate Conversations: Belonging – The feeling of belonging—or being valued, heard, and accepted—can lead to higher motivation and satisfaction in the workplace. On Dec. 2, 2022, staff gathered to reflect on their overall sense of belonging at Cal State LA. The event was an opportunity for staff to discuss this topic and connect with fellow staff members through authentic dialogue about our campus.
Lift Every Voice: Campus Climate Experiences – Juneteenth – Staff gathered on June 30, 2022, to reflect on the insights shared during the CSU’s Inaugural Juneteenth Symposium.
CSU Juneteenth Symposium Livestream Watch Parties – On June 15-16, 2022, staff watched the CSU’s Inaugural Juneteenth Symposium at watch parties in the Student Services Building and the University Club.