Faculty Guide for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
A guide to assist faculty members with gathering information and incorporating DEI into faculty coursework. This guide was developed in collaboration with the MCC Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
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The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) builds an environment of trust and respect for diverse opinions and perspectives by promoting equity in student success, recruiting and retaining employees from diverse backgrounds, and fostering an equitable and diverse institutional infrastructure.
The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is responsible for Title IX (sex discrimination and sexual harassment) and Title VII (discrimination of protected classes) compliance; OCR is charged with investigating and resolving such complaints.
Additionally, OCR is responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion programming efforts across the district.
MCC supports an integrated learning experience for students with disabilities. This page provides access to each MCC campus's Disability Support Services (DSS) office that provides services for students with documented disabilities. Arrangements can be made for aids and adjustments to help ensure equitable access to MCC's programs and services.
The campus DSS office also has information about the existence and location of services, activities and facilities accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities.
To encourage advocacy for change as it relates to the injustice and oppression of marginalized and underrepresented groups and/or individuals experiencing challenging situations with differences. The goal is to encourage future and deeper exploration in how we create spaces that are diverse, respectful and give a sense of belonging to all.
Getting Started: Higher Education and Diversity Links and Resources
This resource functions as a digital compendium of DEI pedagogy topics. Links lead to PDFs and online versions of book chapters and articles. Includes articles and blog posts, books, videos, and other web sources. Organized by resource type.
This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.
White privilege is like an invisible weightless knapsack of special provisions, maps, passports, codebooks, visas, clothes, tools and blank checks. This checklist is a great resource for beginning the process of acknowledging invisible privilege granted to white persons and taking accountability.
A great starting point, one-stop shop from California Community Colleges for faculty and DEI curriculum that distills inclusive teaching into an easy to read and condensed format. It represents a review of the current literature on inclusive teaching, and includes a list of references and research. Current as of 06/2022.
In schools throughout the nation and the world, what stories are being told, what perspectives are represented, and what voices are included are being reconsidered. It is a period full of new learning and deep debate. As our schools seek to best support all students in their communities, many are engaged in the ongoing and critical work of auditing and revising their curricula to ensure they are both diverse and inclusive. This webinar is a panel discussion with administrators and teachers from NEASC Accredited schools who are rethinking their curriculum through this diversity, equity, and inclusion lens.
This webinar will focus on the intersection of equity, diversity and social justice in higher education and their relationship to creating greater access to a college education for disadvantaged populations. Webinar participants will learn about promising practices for creating a more equitable and diverse campus climate that increases student success.
Taffye Benson Clayton is a nationally known executive administrator and diversity and inclusion leader in higher education. Clayton is the inaugural vice president and associate provost for inclusion and diversity at Auburn University.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) issues have been on the higher education agenda for many years, but recent events have brought the issue into sharper focus. Leading EDI efforts on university campuses is vital work. Join this expert panel to explore how higher education institutions around the world are providing an inclusive environment for all people, irrespective of their race, ethnicity, nationality, sexuality, religion, age, or disability.
Professor Audrey Falk, Country Director, USA, Northeast Region for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, Professor at Merrimack College in Massachusetts
Amanda G Strong, Director ‐ Asset Management, MITIMCo
Professor Mandla Stanley Makhanya, Principal & Vice-Chancellor at University of South Africa (2011-2020)
Dr. Stephanie Mckendry, Head Of Access, Equality & Inclusion - Student Experience, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Dr. Madasu Bhaskara Rao, Associate Professor in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour at the ICFAI Business School (IBS)
Talk Given By Dr. Alex Madva (Cal State East Bay) on May 6, 2014. The video is broken into two parts; a six-minute introduction and a seventy-eight minute lecture and discussion. Both parts are accessible through the link.
DEI and and DEI Curriculum: Google Scholar and Recent News Searches
Next Steps: Kansas City Community Organizations and Outreach
Formed in 1998 as a non-profit organization whose mission is to support and promote business and cultural relationships among members of the Chamber, local and national corporations, and the general public.
Provides comprehensive assistance to the growth, evolution and professional advancement of Hispanics and other minorities in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area by collaborating with mutual assistance associations/organizations. Focuses primarily on educational and charitable endeavors.
Mission/Vision of ISGKC is to Live faith as a congregation, inspired by the teachings of the Quran and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as individuals and as a collective body, and to be the anchor of a model community of practicing Muslims of diverse backgrounds, democratically governed, efficiently served, and interacting with neighbors in an Islamic exemplary fashion.
Mission is to provide safe, inclusive LGBTQIA+ community spaces where people can come for education, resources, and activities, as well as support a more cohesive LGBTQIA+ community in the greater Kansas City area.
A local network organizing white people for racial justice in accountability to People of Color (POC). Through Personal Support, Political Education, and Solidarity Action, SURJ KC moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for racial justice.