Who We Are:

DDI is a year-long program that combines learning and dialogue along with travel to sites of historical and contemporary importance to race in America to allow students to investigate institutional and contextual forces and power differences that are at the heart of racial/ethnic tensions, and should be considered in developing and implementing strategies for improving race relations.

The objective is to provide students with the education, training and experiences needed to better understand, negotiate and resolve issues of race.

Demonstrated knowledge of topics of diversity, equity and inclusion

Availability to attend weekly seminars and complete projects Ability to commit to free travel once a quarter (Fall, Winter, and Spring) Serve as mentors for DIRHA high school diversity and inclusion leadership program

  • Raise your awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion through in-class and experiential education around race issues in the U.S.
  • Network with students, faculty, and community leaders
  • Build confidence to engage in difficult dialogue and navigate issues of race and equity
  • Gain essential leadership experience for working in diverse environments
  • Take your scholarship and research to action as community change-agents

Application Deadline: October 13, 2023

Online Application

Questions? Please contact Dr. Teresa Neighbors at ddi@uci.edu



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