Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.79
Liaison Lindsey Kayman
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.83 / 2.00 Lindsey Kayman
Environmental Health and Safety Director
Public Safety and Risk Management
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked by the administration or governing body to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity, equity, inclusion and human rights?:
Yes

Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
Employees

A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:

The Committee on Diversity and Inclusion operates in support of the following objectives:(1) reinvigorate community conversations on issues of diversity on campus and create forums for such community conversations; (2) assist in executing the College’s Faculty Diversity Strategic Plan (FDSP) objectives for recruitment, retention and improving climate; (3) assist in developing a similar Diversity Strategic Plan for non-faculty employees; (4) foster engagement and interest in these topics with the College community; (5) improve engagement of students; (6) develop resources for faculty and staff; (7) encourage
professional development opportunities; and (8) widen the broad outreach to targeted groups in academic disciplines and administration. The Committee has been actively making progress to build awareness of systems of inequity
and biases through educational programs.

https://www.jjay.cuny.edu/diversity-committee


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of non-academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:

The President's Leadership Council -- 55 top administrators, Faculty leaders, and student government leaders -- participated in a 2-day Racial Equity Institute Training in September and October 2019.

John Jay's Teaching and Learning Center has "social justice for an urban, public institution" at the center of its mission and routinely has trainings for faculty in inclusive, anti-racist teaching. They maintain a website on Resources for Racial Justice (http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/resources-racial-justice) and a Teaching for Difficult Times website with resources for anti-oppression, anti-racist and inclusive teaching practices (http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/teaching-resources-difficult-times). On average more than 250 faculty participate in their trainings each year.


Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity office or trainings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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