Mass shooting

ODI Message on California Shootings

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion mourns alongside members of the Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities in the wake of this weekend’s mass shootings in California, the deadliest since the Uvalde and Buffalo shootings in May 2022. These acts of mass violence remind us that gun violence in the United States disproportionately impacts […]

Standing Against Despair: Message from University Leadership

Dear Students and Colleagues, In the last two weeks alone, the United States has seen three horrific mass shootings in which dozens of innocent people – including 19 children – were slaughtered by gunfire. From a church in Laguna Woods, California, to a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, to an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas; […]