The populations that higher education has traditionally served have changed. The increased numbers of first-generation college students, low-income and working students places the issue of equity at the center of our classrooms and campuses.
Understanding and addressing equity in everyday practice is likely not to be intuitive or facile. An equity community of practice provides a long-term committed collective who want to tackle closing the achievement and opportunity gaps for California college students. Click here to see past and upcoming events.
Cal_Fac_Collab's Professional Learning Experience
On November 18 and 19, California Faculty Collaborative Hub Director, Christina Chavez-Reyes, joined 3CSN and other colleagues from across the state for in-depth discussions, engaging sessions, and activities to support your work as equity practitioners. The Equity Institute, a two-day institute, hosted a variety of speakers, including Veronica Neal, Director of Equity, Social Justice and Multicultural Education at De Anza College, and Lindsey Malcom-Piqueux, Associate Director for Research and Policy for USC’s Center for Urban Education (CUE), who shared research, planning tools and best practices to:
Deepen our understanding of equity issues in our colleges
Support our efforts toward eliminating achievement and opportunity gaps and