Palomar College Learning For Success

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Building an Antiracist Culture at Palomar College

Author: Jack Kahn

First Regional Police Academy meeting scheduled!

The first regional meeting of police academies from: Imperial Valley, Miramar, Palomar, Southwestern, and Grossmont has been scheduled.   The Goal: To align our region’s Police Academies to enhance POST-mandated cultural diversity training with respect to experiential learning opportunities.  Updates coming soon!… Read the rest “First Regional Police Academy meeting scheduled!”

Powerful Plenary video kicks off Plenary & Antiracist Action at Palomar College

A powerful video created by faculty, staff and the good folks at PCTV was aired at this year’s fall plenary.  The video documents faculty and staff of color’s expereinces with racism and privilege. The video is courageous, inspirational, and honest and was overwhelmingly lauded by community members.… Read the rest “Powerful Plenary video kicks off Plenary & Antiracist Action at Palomar College”

Palomar College represents at San Diego Chapter of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges

Attached you will find the printed newsletter from San Diego Chapter of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges.  You may notice some great representatives from Palomar College! Congratulations to Dr Hossna Sadat Ahadi and all of the inspirational women at Palomar College.… Read the rest “Palomar College represents at San Diego Chapter of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges”

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. … Read the rest “Student Success and Retention Institute”

Counseling Department Releases Testimonial in Support of Black Lives Matter

The Counseling Department has released this encouraging Testimonial in support of Black Lives matter.  Thank you so much for supporting this effort!

The faculty and staff in the Counseling Division at Palomar College stand against racism and discrimination. We support the efforts of Black Lives Matter in bringing awareness to police brutality and we will not tolerate history continually repeating itself with respect to systematic and institutional discrimination.… Read the rest “Counseling Department Releases Testimonial in Support of Black Lives Matter”

Umoja & Puente Provide Testimonials for Black Lives Matter

Student groups Umoja and Puente have provided these supportive statements for Black Lives Matter.  Thank you so much  to the students  and faculty leadership for these organizations!

Dear Palomar Community,

The Umoja Program at Palomar recognizes that this moment of pain, in which we yet again mourn Black deaths, is just one moment in a long series of such moments.… Read the rest “Umoja & Puente Provide Testimonials for Black Lives Matter”

Library & Information Technology Program Shares Black Lives Matter Testimonial

Our Library program has provided this strong  testimonial in support of Black Lives Matter.  Much thanks to our colleagues who wrote this and shared  it with the campus.

The faculty of the Library & Information Technology (LIT) stand in solidarity with Black, Latinx, Indigenous and People of Color and condemn violence and racism towards them!… Read the rest “Library & Information Technology Program Shares Black Lives Matter Testimonial”

American Indian Studies Program Provides Powerful Testimonial

Our American  Indian Studies program has provided this powerful testimonial in support of Black Lives Matter.  A huge  thanks to our colleagues who wrote this and shared  it with the campus.

As faculty and staff of the American Indian Studies department of Palomar College, we condemn the state and police violence against our Black relatives.

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