OMA Vision Statement
The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) at California State University, Long Beach strives to intentionally create an inclusive and diverse campus community that promotes personal, academic, and professional development while embracing a nurturing atmosphere that cultivates a need for social change. OMA will enhance partnerships with students, faculty, staff, and community partners so that we may serve as primary advocates to meet the needs of our diverse student populations.
OMA Mission Statement
The Office of Multicultural Affairs seeks to implement educational, cultural and social learning environments that help enrich diverse views of students from various backgrounds, races, cultures, and beliefs. Through advocacy, cultural programming and education, OMA will help to create an institutional ethos that celebrates multiculturalism and promotes social justice and equity for others within the campus community. OMA seeks to broaden the understanding of multiculturalism - which includes race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation, ability, age, and religion - to the entire campus community, as well as acknowledge that personal identity is complex and intersectional.
- To support campus engagement among CSU Long Beach students, faculty, and staff influenced by values of equity, cultural wealth, interculturalism, intersectionality, and antiracist practices (educate).
- To foster a sense of belonging and connection on campus and beyond the CSU Long Beach community (connect).
- To create opportunities that build perspective, expand consciousness, and develop agency skills (advocate).