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The Staff Ombuds Office provides a safe place for employees to discuss and clarify concerns, identify options, and discover problem-solving strategies to constructively navigate and overcome workplace disputes and problems.  

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What Guides Us

Learn about our guiding principles, set forth by the International Ombudsman Association.

This Month's Spotlight

With the fueling of hateful rhetoric towards the AAPI community around the coronavirus pandemic, we have witnessed the rise of anti-Asian racism and violence. The UC Berkeley Center for Race and Gender hosted this talk by historians Beth Lew Williams and Nayan Shah from the fall that details the deep roots of violence against Asian Americans: “The ‘Chinese Virus’: A History of Epidemics, Violence, and Anti-Racism. Below is a video recording of the talk as well as a link to the audio version


Contact Us- 510-642-7823. Language translation services including ASL are available.


Take Action

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Stop AAPI Hate

For further resources, please see this Cal Message of resources compiled by BSFO to support our AAPI colleagues.

Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day Flyer

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New Release

2018-2020 Biennial Report Cover Page

To request a copy of this report in an alternative accessible format, please contact the Staff Ombuds Office at (510) 642-7823.