Adding Anti-Racism to the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ Vision Statement

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The ASCCC is working to revise its Mission, Vision, and Values Statement to include anti-racism. The revised statements are being considered for adoption at the fall 2022 Plenary Session. 

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) adopted its new Vision statement at its Fall 2020 Plenary Session;

Whereas, Since that time, the ASCCC has focused on the prioritization and inclusion of anti-racism in its DEI efforts through various resolutions and position papers; 

Whereas, The ASCCC recognizes that effective progress at anti-racism requires life-long approaches and commitments; and

Whereas, The ASCCC Executive Committee, at its March 5, 2022 meeting, voted to adopt “Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Anti-Racism, and Accessibility (IDEAA)” as its acronym for the work that the ASCCC is doing;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges update its vision, mission, and values statements to include anti-racism for consideration by delegates at the Fall 2022 Plenary session.