Members of the Zeiger Lab pledge to:

  • Acknowledge that racism and structural inequality in academia is a function:
    • Disparities in the distribution of social and economic resources
    • Institutional policies that support and perpetuate implicit bias
  • Educate ourselves and others about prejudice against people of color in academia
  • Act to combat inequities by
    • Doing STEM outreach to high schools and libraries in disadvantaged neighborhoods
    • Participate in mentorship programs for trainees at UCLA
    • Contribute to advocacy efforts to bring awareness to problems of racism in academia