La Casa, the Latino Cultural Center at Yale, offers Yale students and community members a rich variety of social, academic, and cultural resources in a warm and vibrant environment. Building on a strong campus community, the Latino Cultural Center promotes a sense of unity among Latinx people at Yale. We are committed to providing a comfortable space where our diverse cultural heritage, history and traditions can be celebrated and explored by all Yale University and New Haven community members.
The Director of the Office of Institutional Equity and Access oversees the University’s affirmative action programs and monitors compliance with policies and laws which ensure equal opportunity for students, employees and applicants for employment or admission. She works with committees and departments throughout the University to design and implement programs to increase the diversity of the Yale Community. She also assists in the development and effective use of the University’s various grievance procedures.
Why do pronouns matter?
Pronouns are linguistic tools that we use to refer to people. In our efforts to respect the diverse identities of our communities, it is important to use the pronoun that people prefer when referring to them.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I share and ask?
“What pronouns do you use?” / “My name is ______ and my pronouns are ____, ____, and ____.” Practice alone or with others until it comes naturally!