UCI Center for Black Cultures, Resources, & Research (CBCRR)

The Center for Black Cultures Resources & Research

Our Mission

The mission of the Center for Black Cultures, Resources and Research
(CBCRR) is to provide a just, safe, vibrant, inclusive, culturally supportive and socio-ecologically sustainable space – a home away from home – where Black students can thrive and reach for their highest potential. The Center’s vision draws its guiding inspirations from the varied and complex constellations of African/Black cultures, resources and research, which have provided and continue to provide African/Black peoples with general designs for living and patterns for interpreting their reality.

   CBCRR Main Room   Conference Room       

Section 2

Pillars of Success

Life & Vitality (Ankh)

To work individually and collectively as a people to improve the overall quality of life for ourselves, for our families, for our communities and for Black folks everywhere.

Health (Seneb)

To work towards increasing the quality of our health and healing, the quality of health and healing of Black people, the quality of health and healing of Black communities and the overall health, healing and sustainability of the ecology.  

Prosperity (Uja)

To help to enrich the quality of Black community life all over and everywhere. 

Balance (Maat)

To work individually and collectively towards what is true, just and right; to instill harmony, reciprocity and balance in all our relationships with ourselves, our people, our communities and communities that share those values.


Please see the Visit UCI page for campus maps and directions to UCI.

Directions to CBCRR from Ring Road:

  • From Ring Road, face the UCI Student Center terrace between the 2 buildings.
  • Immediately to your right, prior to reaching the ATMs, is a small Student Center kiosk and glass double doors.
  • Enter the UCI Student Center through the glass doors and proceed down the stairs.
  • The Center is located on the right at the base of the stairs.