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.
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.
10) How to Be An Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive by Jennifer Brown. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. (2019).
11) Promoting Belonging, Growth Mindset, and Resilience to Foster Student Success by Amy Baldwin, Bryce Bunting, Doug Daugherty, Latoya Lewis, and Tim Steenbergh (2020). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.
12) Diversity in the Workplace: Eye-opening Interviews to Jumpstart Conversations about Identity, Privilege, and Bias (2020) by Bari A. Williams.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nrw6Bf5weTM (Dr. Derald Wing Sue)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45ey4jgoxeU (Robin DiAngelo – White Fragility)
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