Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.40
Liaison David Liebman
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Santa Rosa Junior College
PA-4: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.83 / 2.00 Genevieve Bertone
Director of Student Equity & Persistence
Student Equity
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity, equity, inclusion and human rights on campus?:

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

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

Santa Rosa Junior College has a Student Success and Equity Committee that serves as a President's Advisory Committee and as a shared governance oversight body. It is established to provide recommendations to the Superintendent/President regarding the implementation of the Student Success Act of 2012, including the Student Equity Program. The committee's mission is to promote student development, equity, retention, success and completion.

The purpose of the SRJC Office of Student Equity is to close achievement gaps in access and success in underrepresented student groups, as identified in local student equity plans. It's mission is to passionately cultivate learning through the development of a diverse community.

Estimated proportion of students that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):

Estimated proportion of staff (including administrators) that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):

Estimated proportion of faculty that has participated in cultural competence trainings and activities (All, Most, Some, or None):

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence trainings and activities for each of the groups identified above:

Santa Rosa Junior College's Embracing a Culture of Inclusion' (ECI) training program ECI is a key component to facilitating the vision of the college which is to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person. This program offers support and training to promote inclusion and culture shift for the SRJC College Community. Participants interact with their colleagues to understand their role in supporting an inclusive workplace. The program was developed as a coordinated professional development approach by a cohort of faculty, classified and professionals and management over two years ago. Activities include: ECI Orientation for New Staff, PDA Workshops, Diversity and Inclusion Workshops, and Building Community learning Forums.

Student cultural competence trainings are provided by the Director of Student Equity via class presentations, leadership retreats, and Student Employee Onboarding. In developing cultural competency trainings a verity of topics are covered from embracing a culture of inclusion, unconscious bias, growth mindset, and more.

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