Chapter Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives

The Panhellenic community will only see improvements with collective efforts between and within chapters. We would like to recognize actions being taken by UCLA Panhellenic chapters below:

Alpha Chi Omega

 

Legacy Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Recommendation Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Leadership: Elected EDI-Related Leadership Position

 

Other Initiatives:

  • EDI education prior to recruitment

  • Implicit biases training

Alpha Gamma Delta

 

Legacy Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Recommendation Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Leadership: Currently appointing Directors/Committee members

 

Other Initiatives:

  • ​​Implicit Bias Training

  • Town Halls/group discussions

  • Book clubs

Chi Omega

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Leadership: Currently selecting Committee Chairs

 

Other Initiatives:

  • ​​Implementing a chapter EDI Committee for education and other EDI resources

  • Book/Film Club

  • Reaching out to fellow Greek councils other student orgs

Gamma Phi Beta

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Leadership: Chapter EDI Committee with appointed Committee Chair

 

Other Initiatives:

  • EDI education​​ and workshops prior to recruitment

  • Book/Film Club

  • Expanding philanthropy to better serve women of color

Kappa Delta

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Recommendation Policy: Accepted but will not be taken into account

 

Leadership: Chapter EDI Committee with appointed leaders

 

Other Initiatives:

  • EDI educational workshops

  • Weekly meetings addressing EDI issues

  • Improved financial transparency

  • Improved reporting process for instances of discrimination

Phi Sigma Rho

 

Legacy Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Leadership: Appointed EDI Officers

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Developing materials to train active members and present to PNMS

  • Improved reporting process available to PNMs during recruitment

Alpha Delta Pi

 

Legacy Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Recommendation Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Leadership: Implementing a EDI officer in the next election cycle (Nov.)

 

Other Initiatives:

  • ​​Bi-weekly forums with provided educational resources

  • Implicit bias education prior to recruitment

  • Establishing a book club (starting in winter)

Alpha Phi

 

Legacy Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Recommendation Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Leadership: Action Committee

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Book/Film Club

  • 24 Hours of Action 

  • Implicit biases discussions

  • Resources page for social justice issues

Delta Gamma

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Recommendation Letters not required but still accepted 

 

Leadership: Elected EDI-Related Director

 

Other Initiatives:

  • ​​Pledging full financial transparency

  • Providing virtual educational courses for all members on implicit bias, white privilege, and microaggressions

  • DG Dialogues, discussing EDI-related topics

Kappa Alpha Theta

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Leadership: Chapter EDI Committee and Executive Position

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Educational events with BIPOC female CEO

  • Book/Film Club

  • Theta grad requirement that you need to take a class on something related to BIPOC

  • BIPOC-owned businesses as sponsors for casa

Kappa Kappa Gamma

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Leadership: Chapter EDI Committee with appointed leaders

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Town Hall for feedback

  • Implicit Biases training prior to recruitment

  • Improved media presence for diverse representation

  • Open conversation about EDI during Impact Round

Pi Beta Phi

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Leadership: Elected Diversity and Inclusion Chair

 

Other Initiatives:

  • EDI education prior to recruitment and during chapter meetings

  • Implicit biases, exploring identity, and power & privilege training

  • Book/FilmClub

Note: Alpha Delta Chi has not reported information yet.

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