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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Building an Antiracist Culture at Palomar College

Category: Solidarity Statements

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.”

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.”

English Department Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Thew English department has provided this powerful narrative in support of our Antiracist efforts.  Thank you so much for these words!

English Department Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

In response to ongoing societal inequities based on race and the deaths of individuals like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Daniel Prude (to name just a few) at the hands of State Power, the English Department of Palomar College stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and affirms its support for our BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students, faculty, and staff.… Read the rest “English Department Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion”

Child Development Department Shares Strong Solidarity Statement

The Child Development Department at Palomar College supports our BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students and colleagues and stands in solidarity with contemporary movements in raising awareness of widespread systemic racism and discrimination, as well as the Call to Action for Palomar College.… Read the rest “Child Development Department Shares Strong Solidarity Statement”

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”

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”