Use this section of our website, organized alphabetically, to find the diversity and inclusion resources and support you need at Berklee in Valencia.
Accessibility: Berklee is committed to providing all members of the community equal access to campus properties, services, and resources.
Updating Your Preferred Name, Gender Identity, and Gender Pronouns
Black Lives Matter Capsule
Black Lives Matter Capsule: The Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has developed an online platform with resources, prompts, questions, and discussion guides for self reflection and to encourage conversation with other community members. We urge you to engage with these materials, deepen your understanding of Black history, and consider your personal commitment to defending Black lives, confronting racism, and creating sustainable positive change.
Cultural and Religious Observances
Diversity and Inclusion Resources and Services Guide
Equity and Title IX Resources
Equity and Title IX Resources: At the Valencia campus, the equity policy is supported by Valencia's equity leadership team. Community members can consult flowcharts that explain how Berklee addresses equity reports, the support and reporting options available for community members, and whether an incident is equity related or not. Please review our frequently asked questions for more information on Berklee’s Equity Policy and Process. If you have a question you would like to see answered, please email the equity team.
Trans* Resources and Support
Trans* Resources and Support: We have developed several resources to help ensure that our trans community members are safe and supported, and encourage you to become familiar with this information.
Resources for White people who want to begin (or continue) their journey of understanding Whiteness.
Additionally, for White people who want to begin (or continue) their journey of understanding Whiteness and White supremacy, please read:
- Talking About Race by the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
- White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
- Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson
- How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
- Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum
- How to Be Less Stupid About Race by Crystal Fleming
- We Can’t Teach What We Don’t Know by Gary Howard
- All About Love by bell hooks
Other Library Diversity and Inclusion Collections
- Black Lives Matter Guide: This guide includes resources on how to become an advocate for change.
- Diversity and Inclusion Collection: This collection has diverse intellectual approaches, incorporating not only sociological and historical writings, but various literary genres that can complement academic research. The library has expanded to include a wide-ranging collection of novels, short stories, poetry, music biographies, memoirs, and other literary works that speak to the issues surrounding these important topics. Not only are issues of race, gender, and class included in the collection, but stories of disability and heritage as well.
- Diversity in Showbusiness: Acting Beyond Stereotypes
- Spanish Language and Culture Resource Guide: This resource guide aims to provide a historical and cultural overview of the Valencia experience. All materials have been carefully selected and recommended by staff and faculty from the Spanish campus, and they should help increase the cultural understanding of Spain.
The International Student Experience Resource Guide: This guide aims to provide resources for inspiration, research, and intercultural learning geared towards international students.