Category: News

  • Come join DRC for our Fall student meeting

    Hi everyone!DRC and the Division of Student Affairs are hosting a fall meeting for all DRC students to come, connect, and meet many of our campus leaders including our new ADA Compliance Officers. When: November 8 at 6 pmWhere:Humanities-1-Rm-210 and Zoom. Please let us know if you plan to attend and submit your questions for […]

  • Scheduling System Back Online

    All technical issues with the appointment scheduling feature on our Accommodate portal are now back online. For information on how to schedule an appointment, please refer to the Scheduling an Appointment Guide.

  • Scheduling System Down

    We are currently experiencing technical issues with the appointment scheduling feature on our Accommodate portal. If you are an already-affiliated student, please directly email your service coordinator to schedule any needed follow-up appointments. If you are unsure who your coordinator is, or are trying to schedule your initial appointment and do not have a coordinator yet, the […]

  • Disability Resource Center earns Green Office Certification

    Congrats to the DRC on becoming certified as a Green Office! The DRC admin team collaborated with the Green Office team to conduct a full audit of office practices. This audit included reviewing everything from DRC’s purchasing practices, light use, printing and recycling/reuse practices. By implementing sustainable practices in their workspaces, DRC earned the certification level of Sprout!

  • Black History Month: Morénike Giwa Onaiwu

    Happy Tuesday all!We are continuing our celebration of Black History Month and the Black Disability activists who have fought to expand the rights of people with disabilities. Today we celebrate the celebrate the life and ongoing work of Morénike Giwa Onaiwu (she/they) global advocate, public speaker, writer, educator, researcher, and mom. Morénike is a disabled […]

  • Black History Month: Andraea Lavant

    Good morning all,  We are continuing our celebration of Black History Month.  Today we are highlighting the activism and life of the fabulous Andraea LaVant, “a cultural changemaker transforming the world for all”. She is the founder and president of LaVant Consulting, Inc., which specializes in helping brands “speak disability with confidence.” LaVant has over a decade of experience […]

  • Black History Month: Mama Cax

    Happy Monday all!  Today we are continuing our celebration of the work, contributions, and lives of Black Disability Activists.  On February 8 Google Doodle honored Haitian American model and disability rights activist Mama Cax. Mama Cax is best known for shattering expectations around beauty.  Mama Cax was born Cacsmy Brutus on November 20, 1989, in Brooklyn, New York and […]

  • Black History Month: Kid Cudi

    Happy Monday all,   Today we continue our celebration of Black History Month and Black Disability Activism.  Today I express appreciation for the high profile Black artists who are seeking to change the climate and stigma for persons with mental health disabilities by sharing their own experiences with mental health disabilities and advocating for systemic change. Highlighted […]

  • Black History Month: Haben Girma

    Good morning, We are celebrating Black History Month and highlighting Black Disability activists and their civil rights contributions.  Today we celebrate the work of Haben Girma: Disability Rights lawyer, speaker, consultant, and activist.   The first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma is a human rights lawyer advancing disability justice. President Obama named […]

  • Black History Month!

    February is Black History Month! We will be highlighting impactful Black disability activists and advocates throughout the month.  Today we will highlight a Bay Area Black Disability activist, Brad Lomax.   Lomax became a key figure in the disability rights movement when he joined more than 100 people in 1977 in occupying the fourth-floor offices of […]

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    Halloween and Halloween Weekend

    Halloween is just around the corner and we know many of you will celebrate on campus and in the community. We encourage everyone to have a plan to stay safe for Halloween and to look after one another. Please also choose your costume thoughtfully: Remember cultural, ethnic, and religious identities are not costumes. For many, wearing a […]

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    Welcoming Karen Nielson, Our New Disability Resource Center Director

    It is with tremendous excitement that we introduce the newest member of our Student Success and Equity team: Karen Nielson. Yesterday, Karen began her tenure as the director of our Disability Resource Center. Karen comes to us from UC Berkeley. There she served as the executive director of the Disabled Student’s Program and Disability Cultural […]