Berkeley Equity Training Series (BETS)

Berkeley Equity Training Series

The Berkeley Equity Training Series (BETS) at UC Berkeley, is an intentional sequence of three-hour topical sessions facilitated by subject matter experts and equity practitioners. This program is a cohorted professional learning experience designed to equip staff members and managers at Cal about how to be more culturally fluent and racially literate. Research consistently shows that professional learning communities, including cohort-based models are impactful because they encourage self-reflection, collaboration, and refining one’s practices (Brooks 1998).

Fall Schedule of Experiences

All experiences will be hosted on Friday afternoons from 12-3pm via Zoom.





Anti-Blackness in Higher Education

J. Luke Wood, Ph.D.


Native American Identity and Representation

Adrienne Keene, Ph.D.


Disability in Higher Education

Isabel Dees, J.D.


Asian Pacific American Culture and Identity

Jennifer Ho, Ph.D.


Solidarity with the LBGTQIA+ Community

Rev. Jamie Washington, Ph.D.


Supporting Chicano/Latinx Employees

Cesar Cruz, Ed.D.


Achieving Organizational Excellence through DEI

Regina Stanback Stroud, Ed.D.

Program Audience

Anyone is welcome to submit an application to participate. 

The ideal audience for BETS is staff employees at UC Berkeley ranging within title codes: S1, M1, P3, P4, P5. 

The program aspires to recruit cohorts that are representative of a cross-section of the campus community.

BETS Flyer