Staff Initiatives and Resources

Asian/Pacific Islander Community (APIA)
http://www.sa.ucsb.edu/communities/asian-pacific-islander
The Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (APIA) is a collective of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI)
staff and faculty at the University of California Santa Barbara that aims to create a supportive,
proactive, and knowledge sharing community in order to ensure a welcoming, safe, and
inclusive campus for the AAPI identified individuals by promoting growth of staff and faculty
while supporting students through collaborative efforts.

Latinx UCSB Network Association (LUNA)
https://www.facebook.com/LUNA.UCSB/
LUNA’s primary mission is to provide activities and opportunities to assist with the retention, development, and promotion of Latinx communities at UCSB. In addition, LUNA promotes the ties with institutional, local, regional and national organizations with similar missions to learn from and contribute to diversify the university.

Professional Women's Association
https://www.pwaucsb.com
The Professional Women's Association (PWA) at UC Santa Barbara promotes a sense of community through networking and community service, and focuses on the advancement and accomplishments of UCSB Women. PWA provides opportunities to develop one's professional and personal self as well as network on campus, through activities that include brown bag lunch sessions, networking luncheons, a holiday party for IV children, and an annual professional development conference.

ucsbBlack
https://shoreline.ucsb.edu/student_community?club_id=30999
ucsbBLACK is supportive and enjoyable space for Black identified faculty and staff at UCSB to build community and create connections with one another. We hope to further develop and sustain an environment that allows Black faculty and staff to feel supported, professionally and personally, by their peers.