Whereas the UC Berkeley Pledge, adopted after the passage of Proposition 209, involves the support and funding of a variety of activities to help disadvantaged students to achieve the high standards to become eligible to attend UCB, and
Whereas the development of the California Community College Pledge has been inspired by the Berkeley Pledge, and
Whereas the California Community College Pledge has been written by a representative Consultation Task Force to meet the specific needs of the California Community Colleges, and
Whereas the CCC Pledge has been endorsed by a variety of CCC organizations including FACCC, the trustees, the Senate Executive Committee, and the CIOs,
Resolved that the Academic Senate endorse the California Community College Pledge, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate endorse efforts to promote and implement the goals of the CCC Pledge, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate urge local senates and local boards to adopt the pledge, and
Resolved that the Academic Senate recommend to the Chancellor's Office that it develop and implement systems to collect and review, on an annual basis, data that report progress that colleges and districts are making toward the realization of the goals of the California Community College Pledge.
The EEO model plan has subsumed the need for this resolution.