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Diversity Committee

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Logo-PDC.jpgMission: The Pierce Diversity's Mission is to promote understanding, awareness, and appreciation of equity and diversity throughout our community to faculty, staff, and students and to foster a ​​​positive campus climate.



Objectives
The Diversity Committee will focus its efforts in regards to the following identified areas:

 1. Access-increase opportunities for underrepresented ​​populations to attend and succeed at Pierce College.

  • Coordinate with other diversity initiatives and efforts that support and fulfill diversity on the campus community.

2. Awareness- spread understanding of the challenges and opportunities within a diverse society.

  • Utilize the media, i.e., films, videos, to promote diversity awareness.
  • Produce materials for publication in Roundup and college newsletters

3. Training- provide access to professional development for Pierce staff, faculty and students to increase their knowledge of diversity issues through workshops, seminars, discussion groups, demonstration classrooms, and conferences.

  • Work with Curriculum Committee to integrate diversity into courses and introduce diversity sensitive pedagogy.





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CHRISTINE VALADA, Co-Chair  
valadac@piercecollege.edu 
818.710.3354

MARIA BATES, Co-Chair 
batesmt@piercecollege.edu 
818.710.4174


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