International and Undocumented Student Project
The Graduate Assembly’s International and Undocumented Student Project (IUSP) seeks to improve the lives and experiences of international and undocumented graduate and professional students at UC Berkeley. The IUSP Project Director works to advocate for international and undocumented graduate student interests in campus spaces, build networks of communication between the international and undocumented student populations and campus decision-makers, and work to develop and support community activities to serve these students, to ensure their success in higher education and beyond.
If you are interested in getting involved, contact the IUSP Project Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Minority Student Project
The Graduate Minority Students Project (GMSP) advocates for underrepresented graduate and professional students in all aspects of academic life. The GMSP Director also monitors, and reports on, UC Berkeley and UC system-wide policies and procedures which affect underrepresented graduate and professional students. In providing support to underrepresented graduate students, the GMSP Director hosts programming throughout the year focused on fostering community and highlighting issues of interest to underrepresented graduate and professional student communities.
If you are interested in getting involved, contact the GMSP Project Director at email@example.com
Graduate Social Club
The Graduate Social Club (GSC) organizes, facilitates, and sponsors social events for the Berkeley graduate community. The GSC project directors work with graduate projects, graduate programs, and on and off campus organizations. GSC programming is varied, and features recurring (e.g., a monthly breakfast) and one-off events (e.g., trivia nights) designed to promote inclusive socialization and graduate student well-being.
If you are interested in getting involved, contact the GSC Project Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Student Parent Advocacy
The Graduate Student Parent Advocacy Project Coordinator advocates for student parents and develops programs to support their academic and personal success. Additionally, the GSPA provides feedback across all Graduate Assembly committees to ensure responsive standing guidelines, such as ensuring meetings and events are held at reasonable hours, are family-friendly, and that safe, reliable childcare is made available.
If you are interested in getting involved, contact the GSPA Project Director at email@example.com
Graduate Student Wellness Project
The Graduate Student Wellness Project (GSWP) seeks to address issues that can affect the well-being of graduate and professional students. It carries out this mission in partnership with the GA Wellness Center—serving as the student representative of the center—as well as other GA Projects. GSWP advocates for maintaining and expanding comprehensive medical services, mental health services, health and wellness resources, and the promotion of wellness and well-being across the campus community.
If you are interested in getting involved, contact the GSWP Project Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Women’s Project
The Graduate Women’s Project (GWP) addresses the personal, social, and academic needs of graduate women. The GWP serves to connect graduate women to the support systems available on campus and advocate on their behalf at the campus and community level. While the project primarily works on women’s issues and interests, it also seeks to address racial and ethnic justice; class inequality; disability and access issues; as well as gender non-conforming expression.
If you are interested in getting involved, contact the GWP Project Director at email@example.com
Sexual Orientation and Gender Advocacy
The Sexual Orientation and Gender Advocacy Project (SOGA) seeks to improve the lives and experiences of queer and gender-diverse graduate students at UC Berkeley. SOGA works closely with other GA projects to initiate outreach targeting graduate queer and gender-diverse students at UC Berkeley. Additionally, this coordinator serves as an advocate for queer and gender-diverse graduate students, addressing specific needs and concerns of the community to ensure their success in higher education and beyond.
If you are interested in getting involved, contact the SOGA Project Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Queer Approaches to Transnational Carcerality Panel:
This panel, “Queer Approaches to Transnational Carcerality,” brought together Professor SA Smythe (UCLA), Professor Dylan Rodriguez (UC Riverside), and Callen Lowell (3L at Columbia Law) to discuss the history and intersections of sexuality and gender in the creation and maintenance of the international carceral apparatus. Grace Lavery served as discussant with Jon Jon More introducing. Event put on by SOGA, the Berkeley English Department, and the Center for Race and Gender. (NOTE: this recording starts about thirty minutes into the panel.)
Womxn of Color Initiative
The Womxn of Color Initiative (WOCI) advocates for and organizes events to support and engage academic and professional graduate student women of color. WOCI also helps coordinate the annual Empowering Womxn of Color Conference (EWOCC). EWOCC aims to strengthen networks among individuals who identify as women of color and seeks to embrace folks of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, generations, sexual orientations, nationality, and physical abilities both in and outside of the academy.
If you are interested in getting involved, contact the WOCI Project Director at email@example.com