In job interviews and interactions within my college department, I’ve often tried to emphasize the importance of having faculty members with whom our students can relate. This is true for ethnic, racial and gender groups. But for students who are dealing with issues surrounding their gender or sexual identity, this can be particularly important. Recently, […]
Category Archives: Diversity & Inclusion
Disability, LGBTQIA left out of the California Community College “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion” conversation. Again.
The Chancellor’s Office of the California Community College (CCC) office recently held a webinar with an update to their plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Integration in the coming years for the CCC system. It left some of us scratching our heads in confusion and flat out dissatisfaction. What, if not focus on diversity, […]