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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Building an Antiracist Culture at Palomar College

Author: Leslie Salas

Celebrating Undocumented Students during the week of action: October 18-22, 2021

Join the Undocumented Student Support team in creating awareness and support of Palomar College undocumented students. Multiple state wide webinars Statewide Webinars are available through the chancellors office website. In addition events sponsored by Palomar College will take place throughout the week of October 18-22, 2021.… Read the rest “Celebrating Undocumented Students during the week of action: October 18-22, 2021”

Foundation Board of Directors engage in Palomar’s antiracist framework

Dr. Jack Kahn and Dr. Hossna Sadat Ahadi delivered a vibrant presentation on Palomar’s Antiracist Framework at the February 22, 2021, Foundation Board of Directors meeting. The Foundation Board members were eagerly engaged in the discussion. The conversation will continue as the Foundation works to identify and adopt avenues to engage in Palomar’s antiracist framework.… Read the rest “Foundation Board of Directors engage in Palomar’s antiracist framework”

Palomar College Asian Pacific Alliance in Higher Education (APAHE) vehemently rejects these ignorant and hateful acts of violence against the API community.

APAHE Statement 2/22/2021

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, our nation has seen an increase in hate crimes against our Asian Pacific Islander (API) community. In 2020, the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center documented 2,808 hate incidents in the United States, and now Asian American elderly are the most recent victims.… Read the rest “Palomar College Asian Pacific Alliance in Higher Education (APAHE) vehemently rejects these ignorant and hateful acts of violence against the API community.”

Equity Teaching Practices & Resources at Palomar College

Senate President Rocco Versaci shared the following about the hard work of Alex Doyle Bauer and Hossna Sadat Ahadi, as well as the many contributions from our faculty, the “Equity Teaching Practices & Resources” page is now up and running. It is a collection of teaching assignments, presentations, readings, resources, and recommended media that support an equity framework.… Read the rest “Equity Teaching Practices & Resources at Palomar College”

ESL Department joins the Palomar community in a statement of solidarity.

The ESL Department at Palomar College supports and stands in solidarity with our BILPOC (Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and People of Color) students and colleagues and Palomar College’s Call to Action, as well as contemporary movements fighting systemic racism, discrimination, and injustice.… Read the rest “ESL Department joins the Palomar community in a statement of solidarity.”