Black Lives Matter: A Commitment to Action from ESS Faculty and Grad Student Leaders

Monday, June 08, 2020

In collaboration with grad students and faculty, we send our strong statement of solidarity and long-term commitment to ending anti-Black racism. This commitment is a starting point meant to initialize a continued dialogue, and we welcome feedback from our community. We intend this letter as a living document subject to revision based on the voices and needs of Black community members. Our full statement is posted here.

The Department of Earth System Science acknowledges our presence on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Acjachemen and Tongva peoples, who still hold strong cultural, spiritual and physical ties to this region.