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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Building an Antiracist Culture at Palomar College

Audit Classroom Climate

The objective of this action item is to take steps to audit experiences of racism on campus to identify challenges and areas of needed change.


The information provided below shows the annual progress Palomar College is making on Audit Classroom Climate.  This work is collaborative and involves staff, faculty, and students with the ultimate goal of furthering Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the District.

Audit Classroom Climate

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Student Success and Retention Institute

Regional Strong Workforce funds were allocated to Palomar College to offer a Student Success and Retention Institute that supported 21 faculty from across several CTE and non-CTE disciplines.  The Institute began in February 2020 with an all-day conference at the Sheraton by the airport hosting over 250 faculty from throughout the San Diego region.  At... Read more »

Palomar College Pronoun Project

Our Palomar Pride Center and colleagues have put together a really wonderful pronoun guide to share with campus. Pronouns are an important part of gender identity and a way for people to show respect for people and their gender. Traditionally male pronouns are he/him/his, traditionally female pronouns are she/her/hers. But there are other options for... Read more »

Posters for Inclusion Project

MATCH in collaboration with the counseling department has created the ‘Student Edification Project’. You will soon see in many classrooms’ posters that validate, engage, and give students a sense of belonging to succeed in our classes. We want to encourage students to persevere in our classes, and by attending to their affective domain we will... Read more »

Decolonizing Syllabi & Institutionalizing at Palomar College

Drs. Hossna Sadat and Luis Guerrero are presenting at this years  plenary on methods to decolonize ones syllabus to make it within the antiracist framework.  They will be working with campus groups this year to determine if this can be an institutionally adopted practice.  More information to come!

NACCC Survey Data Update

The National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates (NACCC) is an annual campus climate survey administered by the Race and Equity Center at USC to students at colleges and universities nationwide. Administration of the survey was introduced to the campus community at Spring Plenary in January 2019. This was followed by a faculty and student memo... Read more »

Audit Classroom Climate

Educators for Antiracism Call to Action #5 Objective: Audit classroom climate. Create action plans to implement inclusive classroom and equity-minded teaching.