Whereas, Funds have been allocated from the California Community College Chancellor’s Office to California community colleges for Guided Pathways implementation;
Whereas, The California Community College Guided Pathways work seeks to advance equity, transform institutions, redefine readiness, and redesign supports to remove barriers and holistically support students' attainment of skills, credentials, and socioeconomic mobility ; and
Whereas, A focus on helping all students succeed may result in minoritized student communities- such as African American, LatinX, Pacific Islanders, Southeast Asians, and Native Americans- that experience equity gaps not being a main focus of local guided pathways efforts, and California Community College Guided Pathways has featured presentations and information about guided pathways community college work outside of California, and has yet to feature guided pathways work in or from the California community colleges that centers advancing equity and/or removing barriers or improving support for minoritized students experiencing equity gaps;
Resolved, That Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local academic senates to ensure that their campus’ guided pathways work maintains the commitment to advancing equity and removing barriers for minoritized students and address these student populations’ academic and non-academic needs holistically;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local academic senates to ensure that guided pathways professional learning robustly supports faculty to implement pedagogical practices that are inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism, accessibility (IDEAA) centered; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to identify and present California Community College Guided Pathways implementations specifically addressing the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Updated Vision for Success systemwide goals  at upcoming systemwide webinars, convenings, and events.
 More information on Guided Pathways can be found at https://www.cccco.edu/College-Professionals/Guided-Pathways.
 “Update To the Vision For Success: Reaffirming Equity In A Time of Recovery” Systemwide Goal #5 is "Reduce equity gaps by 40% across all [Vision For Success goal] measures by 2022, and fully close those gaps by 2027.” Source can be found at https://www.cccco.edu/-/media/CCCCO-Website/Reports/vision-for-success-update-2021-a11y.pdf (see p. 6).