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Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Our diversity statement 


To promote recruitment, retention, and support of people of diverse backgrounds, including, women, underrepresented minorities such as, but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and other POC groups, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, the neurodivergent community, and persons with varying degrees of physical able-bodied status. We are committed to supporting differences among all people; challenging and responding to bias against people from diverse backgrounds and identities;  and involving and empowering all people to provide a sense of belonging that is fair and respectful.  


Resources available to our students, staff, and followers:

How can you get involved?

  1. Join your unit’s IDEA committee or take the lead on an activity to support it. Together we can reach farther toward our goal of a community free from racism and hatred.

Do you know a student or colleague who needs help?

Please share support resources with them.

  1. Care team
  2. Employee Assistance Program
  3. International Student Resources

Resources for UF faculty and students

  1. UF Office of Asian Pacific Islander Desi Affairs (Students)
  2. UF Asian Faculty and Staff Association

Stand up to racism and violence

  1. American Friends Service Committee