Systemwide Anti-discrimination Statement Change

Spring
1997
Resolution Number: 
03.01
Contact: 
Category: 
Equity and Diversity
Status: 
Completed

Whereas the CSU and UC systems have anti-discrimination statements that include the words "sexual orientation," and

Whereas the California community college system's anti-discrimination statement does not include the words "sexual orientation,"

Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Board of Governors to work with the legislature to add the words "sexual orientation" to the anti-discrimination statement for the California community college system.

Summary: 
Urge the Board of Governors to work with the legislature to add the words "sexual orientation" to the anti-discrimination statement for the California community college system.
Status Report: 

"Sexual orientation" is included as a defined protected group in the current Model EEO Plan. The citation says this is based on the Board of Governors' anti-discrimination policy.