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Dodge City Community College Committee for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Mission Statement:

Dodge City Community College is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion among our students, faculty, staff, and communities. This commitment arises from our aspirations to recognize and respect the essential worth of each individual and to value and celebrate the differences among individuals and groups. This committee is charged with promoting a safe, diverse, and inclusive campus community through educational opportunities, events, and activities.  Additionally, to engage, advocate, and address institutional policies and procedures in efforts to encourage understanding, self-awareness, and compassion for all within the scope of this committee.


Upcoming Meetings:

November 17th, 2020 – 11am in the Learning Resource Center and ZOOM

December 1st, 2020 – 11am in the Learning Resource Center and ZOOM

January 12th, 2021 – 8:30-10:00AM in the LRC and ZOOM – Campus Wide Presentation on “Promoting Civility: Implicit Biases and Microaggressions in the Classroom”

January 26th, 2021 – 11am in the Learning Resource Center and ZOOM


Recommended Books:

Book list recommendations: Here is a potential starter book list on microaggressions:

1) Erasing Institutional Bias: How to Create Systemic Change for Organizational Inclusion, (2018), by Tiffany Jana and Ashley Diaz Mejias (there may be a CD version as well);

2) Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions, paperback, March 10, 2020, by Tiffany Jana and Michael Baran ((there may be a CD version);

3) Reframing Campus Conflict [OP] Student Conduct Practice Through a Social Justice Lens, by Jennifer Meyer Schrage (Editor), Nancy Geist (Editor), Edward N. Stoner (Foreword) ($33.95);

4) Little Book of Restorative Justice for Colleges and Universities, David R. Karp ($5.99);

5) Student Conduct Practice [OP]: The Complete Guide for Student Affairs Professionals, by James M. Lancaster ($33.95);

6) The Little Book of Restorative Justice in Education: Fostering Responsibility, Healing, and Hope in Schools, by Katherine Evans ($5.99);

7) The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools: Games, Activities, and Stimulation for Understanding Restorative Justice Practices, Lindsey Pointer, Kathleen McGory, and Haley Farber ($5.99);

8) Critical Race Theory (Third Edition): An Introduction, by Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic, Angela Harris, Call Number: Law Reserves & Stacks KF4755 .D454 2012, ISBN: 9780814721346, Publication Date: 2012-01-09;

9) White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (2018), by Robin DiAngelo.

Recommended Viewing Links: (Dr. Derald Wing Sue) (Robin DiAngelo – White Fragility)    (dixeywhitey)


Meeting link:

Join Zoom Meeting