Fall 2022: The ASCCC reached out to the Chancellor's Office regarding the intent of the resolution. The Chancellor's Office provided the following response in part: "I believe the challenge here is that making the VRC public access would change the nature of the resource – it’s designed to be a resource for our system not a public facing website; it’s designed as a space for our faculty, staff, and administrators but it’s possible that for specific circumstances access could be arranged. "
Whereas, The California Community Colleges system has taken a national lead on transforming educational systems through inclusion, equity, diversity, anti-racism and accessibility, creating a repository of supporting materials;
Whereas, The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office has collected documents, powerpoints, trainings, webinars, and other resources in the Vision Resource Center that are used across the system for professional learning; and
Whereas, Current access to the Vision Resource Center is restricted by password authentication that requires a current email with a .edu address, which restricts access of materials for retired faculty, part-time faculty, industry partners, some students, and the general public;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the California Community College Chancellor’s Office to establish an option for public access to the materials in the Vision Resource Center.