Cultural wellness refers to our awareness and understanding of and intrinsic respect for our own identities and background as well as the diversity and richness present in the cultural backgrounds and identities of others. When we are culturally well, we work to create and maintain an inclusive environment that values inclusivity, diversity and social justice.
Small changes can make a big impact. For example: normalizing the usage of personal gender pronouns in workplace interactions. This quick video shows a few ways to do just that.
Black History Month is a time to pay tribute to the generations of Black Americans who have struggled with hardships and adversity. With that in mind, check out these webpages to find out what Black History Month means to your colleagues and explore wellness resources that were crafted with Black health and wellness in mind.
Stronger Together will provide UF faculty and staff with a series of educational offerings to help them better understand and address racism and bias and help promote racial justice at the individual, institutional, and systemic levels.
Gators Together is a certificate program for individual employees and supervisors. This diversity and inclusion program is designed to Increase Performance and Engagement by Creating an inclusive environment for our diverse talents.
UF’s Office of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs has compiled an extensive list of podcasts, assessments, and websites helpful in understanding the complex nature of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.
Participate in this 21-day challenge to read, listen, connect, and reflect to further your understanding of power, privilege, supremacy, oppression, and equity. Participate at your own pace.
Harvard offers free online Implicit Association Tests (IATs) on a range of topics including religion, weight, disability, race, and sexuality. Learn about your attitudes or beliefs towards different groups and topics.
The Office of the Chief Diversity Officer is dedicated to celebrating the diverse backgrounds and experiences of the UF community. Explore resources, sign up for the weekly newsletter, or ask your diversity-related questions.
Any UFID/Gatorlink holder is eligible for a free membership to the NCFDD. Resources include the weekly Monday Motivator, core curriculum webinars, multi-week courses, and more.
Visit the A. Quinn Jones Museum, a permanent tribute to the contributions of the museum’s namesake in improving the quality of education available to African-Americans in Alachua County. View rotating exhibits on education, civil rights, and community.
Commemorate Black History any time of year. View UF’s 2021 Black History Month resources, including live webinars, pre-recorded podcasts, and tributory articles.