Aspen Institute: Structural Equity: Big-Picture Thinking & Partnerships that improve Community College Student Outcomes.
Austin Quality of Life Commissions
- African American Quality of Life
- Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission
- Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Advisory Commission
Bensimon, E.M., Dowd, A.C., & Witham, K. (Winter 2016). Five Principles for Enacting Equity by Design. Association of American Colleges & Universities. https://aacu.org/diversitydemocracy/2016/winter/Bensimon.
Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) is pleased to announce the release of its newest report, Expectations Meet Reality: The Underprepared Student and Community Colleges. The report, with findings collected from more than 70,000 community college students across 150 institutions, explores the typical community college student experience in the areas of assessment, placement, and developmental education—and it also highlights innovative practices in work with underprepared students. Download the report, news release, and additional supporting materials at www.ccsse.org/nr2016.
Engaging Latino Students – Student Recommendations (from CCCSE interviews):
- Have more Latino employees (YouTube)
- Degree Works (YouTube)
- Create a transfer center with consistent advising (YouTube) (YouTube)
- Students who are the first in their family to attend college need extra support (YouTube)
- Help students save money by making sure community college classes transfer (YouTube)
- Help students to plan ahead (YouTube)
- Mentoring (YouTube)
- Orientation that include transfer counselors (YouTube)
- Better dissemination of information (YouTube)
Bensimon, Estela Mara. Closing the Achievement Gap in Higher Education: An Organizational Learning Perspective.
Davis, K. (2005). A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story [Documentary]. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0BxFRu_SOw
Discussion Guidelines on Various Topics. CRLT. University of Michigan. Available at http://www.crlt.umich.edu/publinks/discussionguidelines
Dismantling Racism Works. dRworks is a collaborative of trainers and organizers who have been facilitating Dismantling Racism work for many years.
Huffpost Politics. This Simple Survey Could Help Close The Achievement Gap. One researcher is “cautiously optimistic” that it could improve student-teacher relationships around the world.
Implicit-associaton Test (IAT). Project Implicit. Harvard University. Available at https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html
“Interrupting Microaggressions.” Adapted from Kenney, G. (2014). Interrupting Microaggressions. College of the Holy Cross, Diversity Leadership & Education.
Ladson-Billings, G. (2014). Hip Hop/Hip Hope: Reinventing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy [Video file]. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_-_NDCiLLQ.
Letter to SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States) from professional physicists.
Latino College Completion Rates Low Despite Enrollment by Sandra Lilley (NBC News)
Lucasiewicz, M. (Producer). (1991). True Colors [Video]. Northbrook, IL: MTI Film $ Video.
Meadville Lombard Theological School. Beloved Conversations. Various Topics.
mdrc. Building Knowledge to Improve Social Policy
National Center for Postsecondary Research. Columbia University: Teachers College
“A New Way to Improve College Enrollment.” The New York Times. Sunday Review. November 14, 2015.
Not in Our Town. [Videos]. Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness. (2011). Oakland, CA: California Working Group.
Open Source Leadership Strategies. Building Organizational and Leadership Capacity for BREAKTHROUGH SOCIAL CHANGE.
Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition – thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet.
Race to Equity Toolkit. Eliminating Racism. Empowering Women. YWCA Madison.
Racial Equity Institute. Optimizing institutional outcomes for everyone.
Racial Equity Resource Guide. W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.
“Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages They Send.” Excerpt from Sue, D.W. (2010.) Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation. Wiley & Sons.
Reid, F. (2014). Skin Deep [Documentary]. Iris Films. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJrmC0MSov4
Riggs, M. (Producer, Director). Ethnic Notions [Video]. San Francisco, CA: Resolution/California Newsreel, 1986.
SAGE journals. Community College Review
Sevier, R. (Presenter). (2013). Increasing the Marketability of Your Academic Programs [Online Seminar]. Magna Publications, Inc.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation. (January 2015). Race Equity and Inclusion Action Guide: Embracing Equity: 7 Steps to Advance and Embed Race Equity and Inclusion Within Your Organization.
The Education Alliance. “Principles for Culturally Responsive Teaching.” Available at www.alliance.brown.edu/tdl/tl-strategies/crt-principles.shtml.
The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond focuses on understanding what racism is, where it comes from, how it functions, why it persists and how it can be undone (Undoing Racism workshops).
The University of Texas at Austin Community Engagement Center
The University of Texas at Austin Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
- African American Male Research Initiative (AAMRI)
- Diversity Education Initiatives
- Multicultural Engagement Center
- Project Males
The University of Texas at Austin Office for Inclusion and Equity
- Faculty Recruitment and Retention
- Inclusive Classrooms (Leadership Certificate Seminar)
United for a Fair Economy challenges the concentration of wealth and power that corrupts democracy, deepens the racial divide and tears communities apart.
Wah, L.M. (Producer, Director). (1994). The Color of Fear [Video]. Oakland, CA: Stir-Fry Productions.
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education Series (Excelencia in Education)
WorldTrust. Social Impact through Film and Dialogue. (2015). The Way Home: Women Talk About Race in America. (Film). Oakland, CA: World Trust Educational Services, Inc.
WorldTrust. Social Impact through Film and Dialogue. (2015). Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible. (Film). Oakland, CA: World Trust Educational Services, Inc.Back to Top