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Building an Antiracist Culture at Palomar College

Category: 6-Professional Development Training

Provide professional development training specifically addressing support for our African American/Black students and promoting antiracism in curriculum and teaching to ensure action is taking place.

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”

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”

Palomar College Library provides resources for Undocumented Students

The Palomar College Library has created the Undocumented Student Library guide  https://palomar.libguides.com/c.php?g=1090945&p=7956042
page online. Students, staff, faculty, leaders, and community members at Palomar College can access virtual resources on this page related to Undocumented Students. Please contact Natalie Lopez at nlopez@palomar.eduRead the rest “Palomar College Library provides resources for Undocumented Students”

Palomar College Library provides resources for LGBTQIA+ community.

The Palomar College Library has created the pride guide page https://palomar.libguides.com/PRIDEGuide online in partnership with the Pride Center on campus. Students, staff, faculty, leaders, and community members at Palomar College can access virtual resources on this page related to LGBTQIA+ community.Read the rest “Palomar College Library provides resources for LGBTQIA+ community.”

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”

Empowered Women Projects at Palomar this Fall

This August 2020, the Empowered Women channel launched on Microsoft Teams. Around November 2020, no date confirmed yet, Palomar College will be hosting a virtual event for the American Association for Women in Community College, San Diego Chapter. If you would like to join the Empowered Women channel, please join the Equity and Inclusion Teams.… Read the rest “Empowered Women Projects at Palomar this Fall”

Plenary 2020 Dedicated to Antiracism Work & Action

The Palomar College Fall 2020 plenary event was designed with a strong focus on two areas, online teaching and institutionalizing antiracism.

For our first day of plenary, several of our Palomar employees volunteered their time to lead valuable workshops to help Palomar College institutionalize antiracism, which included the following workshops: “Combating Racism:  How you can make a difference,”  “Bridges, not Walls: Palomar College Puente Program,”  “From Black Lives Matter to Black Students Matter: How Can You Help Support Umoja Students Virtually?”… Read the rest “Plenary 2020 Dedicated to Antiracism Work & Action”