Equity and Diversity Action Committee

The Equity and Diversity Action Committee (EDAC) responds to resolutions from sessions that deal with the issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in hiring, equal opportunity, and cultural diversity in the curriculum.EDAC recommends strategies that promote student equity and student success, including effective teaching and student learning styles and fostering a campus climate conducive to faculty diversity and student achievement. The committee provides overall guidance to colleges and recommendations to the Executive Committee with regard to the inquiry, design, and implementation of Guided Pathways frameworks and engages in broad, and inclusive discussion and inquiry about the diversity, action and inclusion integral in the Guided Pathways approach, framework and evidence. The Committee advises the Executive Committee on guidelines, laws and regulations relating to equal opportunity and cultural diversity and promotes the integration of equity and diversity issues in appropriate ASCCC activities. Revised spring 2021

Current Members
Member Term
Manuel Vélez 2022-23 Chair
Karen Chow 2022-23
Adrean Askerneese 2022-23
Melissa Leal 2022-23
Jamar London 2022-23
Maria Wright 2022-23
Carina Love 2022-23
Academic Year Meetings

2021-2022 Meeting Schedule

  • August 24, 2021 @ 4:00--6:00 p.m.
  • September 13 @ 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.
  • October 11 @ 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.
  • November 8 @ 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.
  • December 13 @ 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.
  • January 10 @ 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.
  • February 14 @ 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.
  • March 14 @ 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.
  • April 11 @ 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.
  • May 9 @ 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

Current Agendas/minutes

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Resolutions

Title Session Year Sort ascending Category
Request Funding for Mental Health Resources, Services, and Professional Learning Spring 2022 Budget and Finance
Cultural Humility Driving Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Anti-Racism, and Accessibility (IDEAA) Work Spring 2022
Resources for Racial Justice and Critical Race Theory Fall 2021 Diversity and Equity
Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion-Focused Hiring Practices Fall 2021 Professional Standards
Develop Resources on Effective Practices for Anti-Racist, Equitable, and Inclusive Instructional Strategies Fall 2020 Diversity and Equity
Support The Anti-Racism Pledge Fall 2020 Diversity and Equity
Address Privacy and Rights Violation Caused by Education Code §87408 (2011) Spring 2019 Diversity and Equity
In Support of All-Gender Restrooms on California Community College Campuses Spring 2019 General Concerns
Revise the Paper A Re-examination of Faculty Hiring Processes and Procedures Spring 2017 Diversity and Equity
Support for Marginalized Students Spring 2017 Equity and Diversity
Support for Students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Status Spring 2017 Equity and Diversity
Support for DACA Students Fall 2017 Diversity and Equity
ESL Equity Impact Caused by Termination of Common Assessment Initiative Fall 2017 Diversity and Equity
Revise the 2002 Paper Student Equity: Guidelines for Developing a Plan Fall 2017 Diversity and Equity
Ensure Equal Access for All Qualified California Community College Students to College Promise Funds Fall 2017 Financial Aid
Diversifying Faculty to Enhance Student Success Spring 2016 Diversity and Equity
Infusing Equity throughout College Processes Spring 2016 Professional Standards
Inclusion of English Language Learners in Equity and Scorecard Categories Fall 2016 Consultation with the Chancellor's Office
System-wide Collaboration on Violence Prevention Programs Spring 2015 General Concerns
Infusing Cultural Competence Spring 2014 Diversity and Equity
Student Safety: Sexual Assault Fall 2014 Consultation with the Chancellor's Office
Success of Latino Student Achievement Spring 2012 General Concerns
CPEC report, Access and Equity for all Students: Meeting the Needs of LGBT Students Spring 2011 Diversity and Equity
Need for Behavioral Intervention Teams Spring 2011 General Concerns
Local College Participation in the LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index Spring 2011 General Concerns

Rostrums

Title Issue Year Sort ascending
To Promote or to Prevent Opportunity? Using an Equity-Minded Lens to Dispel Myths in the Equivalency Process February 2022
Cluster Hiring for Faculty Diversification April 2022
Someone in Your Classroom Needs You: Supporting College Sexual Violence Prevention Programs April 2022
Commit to Transformational Change: Take the Antiracism Pledge May 2022
Getting to the Truth of It All: The Role and Impact of Critical Race Theory on Community Colleges November 2021
Affirming Black Male Excellence July 2020
Do I Matter? July 2020
Gitcho' Mind Right: Why Confronting Unconscious Bias Must Become an Actionable Item July 2020
Deconstructing Collegiality and Constructing Courageous Conversations in California Community Colleges July 2020
The Black Superwoman and Socially Conscious Self-Care July 2020
How to Start Antiracist Work: Faculty Hiring Practices for Diversification July 2020
Selective Enforcement: Disparities in Tenure July 2020
In the Wake of George Floyd: An Open Letter to College Educators Across the Nation July 2020
Counseling Faculty Modeling Transformational Leadership to Bring About Change July 2020
How I Have Taught Lessons on Issues of Race July 2020
Best Practices for Faculty Involvement in Student Equity and Achievement Program Plans February 2020
Explicit Bias July 2020
Faculty Involvement in the Student Equity and Achievement Program April 2020
Curriculum Trauma July 2020
Best Practices for Student Involvement in the Student Equity and Achievement Plan and Implementation April 2020
Breaking the Silence: The Paradox and Agony of Education July 2020
SYSTEMIC RESISTANCE: Inherited Acts of Self-Defense July 2020
Do They Really Care About US: The Civil Right Act 1964, Diversity, and Equity July 2020
Shifting from Passion to Purpose: Moving Past Our Emotions So We Can Do What’s Right All the Time July 2020
Dealing with Health Disparities in Nursing School July 2020

Publications

Past members

Past Members
Term: 2021-22
Member Term Sort ascending
Hermelinda Rocha 2021-22
Theresa Oda-Burns 2021-22
Roberto Rubalcaba 2021-22
Nadia Khan 2021-22
Mohamed Sharif-Idiris 2021-22
Michelle Bean 2021-22 Chair
Robert Stewart 2021-22
Leslie Shull 2021-22
Juan Arzola 2021-22
Term: 2020-21
Member Term Sort ascending
LaTonya Parker 2020-21 Chair
Virginia "Ginni" May 2020-21
Jamar London 2020-21
LaTanga Hardy 2020-21
Peggy Campo 2020-21
Abdimalik A. Buul 2020-21

Past Agenda/minutes

Term 2021-22
Document Notes Term
EDAC_August 2021_Agenda.docx 2021-22
EDAC_August 2021_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
EDAC_September 2021_Agenda.docx 2021-22
EDAC_September 2021_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
EDAC_October 2021_Agenda.docx 2021-22
EDAC_October 2021_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
EDAC_November 2021_Agenda.docx 2021-22
EDAC_November 2021_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
EDAC_December 2021_Agenda.docx 2021-22
EDAC_December 2021_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
EDAC_January 2022_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
EDAC_January 2022_Agenda.docx 2021-22
EDAC_February 2022_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
EDAC_February 2022_Agenda.docx 2021-22
EDAC_March 2022_Agenda.docx 2021-22
EDAC_March 2022_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
EDAC_April 2022 IN PERSON_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
EDAC_May 2022_Agenda.docx 2021-22
EDAC_May 2022_Minutes.pdf 2021-22
Term 2020-21
Document Notes Term
EDAC Agenda 24 April 2017 .pdf 2020-21
EDAC Minutes 27 February 2017.pdf 2020-21
EDAC Minutes 24 April 2017 .pdf 2020-21
EDAC Agenda 23 January 2017 .pdf 2020-21
EDAC Minutes 23 January 2017 .pdf 2020-21
EDAC Agenda 12 December 2016 .pdf 2020-21
EDAC Minutes 12 December 2016.pdf 2020-21
EDAC Agenda 21 November 2016.pdf 2020-21
EDAC Minutes 21 November 2016.pdf 2020-21
EDAC Agenda 24 October 2016.pdf 2020-21
EDAC Minutes 24 October 2016.pdf 2020-21
EDAC Agenda 26 September 2016.pdf 2020-21
EDAC Minutes 26 September 2016.pdf 2020-21
EDAC Agenda 27 February 2017 .pdf 2020-21
EDAC Meeting 9.14.2018.pdf 2020-21
EDAC Minutes 9.14.2018.pdf 2020-21
ASCCC EDAC Minutes 2020 11-18-2020 Approved.docx 2020-21
ASCCC EDAC Minutes 2020 10-7-2020 Approved.docx 2020-21
ASCCC EDAC Minutes 2020 9-2-2020 Approved.docx 2020-21
EDAC Meeting Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Minutes.docx 2020-21
ASCCC EDAC Minutes 2-25-2021 1.docx Post.docx 2020-21
ASCCC EDAC Minutes 2-25-2021 1.docx Post.docx 2020-21
ASCCC EDAC Minutes 3-11-2021 -1.docx GM.docx 2020-21
EDAC MINUTES Thursday April 8 2021.docx 2020-21
EDAC Meeting Minutes Thursday May 20 2021.docx 2020-21

Resources