2018 Equity Summit

Reclaiming Education

Watch the 2018 Equity Summit online

Join educators, community members and experts from a range of disciplines for this annual event that addresses the pertinent social issues of our time. The UC Davis Equity Summit coalesces people, ideas and institutions to deepen strategies, shape actions and create solutions:

  • Connect with colleagues over dinner, refreshments and music.
  • Be inspired by Social Justice Award winners.
  • Create an action plan through in-depth discussions.
  • Explore resources and a curated pop-up book store.


Congratulations to the 2018 Social Justice Award winners:

Award for Community-Engaged Scholarship and Activism

Dr. Malik Henfield
University of San Francisco
Dr. Micia Mosely
The Black Teacher Project

Award for Seeding Improvements in Education Policy and Practice

Roger Viet Chung
Asian Prisoners Support Committee
Dr. Lina Mendez
University of California, Davis


Ubuntu Award for Inspiring Social Change

Patrice Hill
Sacramento Area Youth Speaks (SAYS)
Dr. Natalia Deeb-Sossa
University of California, Davis


Branding Harrison Youth Leader and Youth Organizing Award

Daniel Mendoza
University of California, Davis
Sammy Gensaw III
Nature Rights Council and Ancestral Guard

Lifetime Award for Embodying Equity and Diversity

Sammy Nunez
Fathers and Families of San Joaquin Valley