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 Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity 

AACC promotes increased access and success for the diverse community college population by securing federal and private support to colleges and providing opportunities, resources, and information related to persistence, retention, program completion, and transfer.

AACC is committed to diversity in its policies, programs, and relationships, as well as in its efforts to build, maintain, and promote a culture of equity and inclusion.


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AACC Celebrates Women’s  History Month  
AACC honors the significant contributions and achievements that women have made in U.S. and world history. Contact AACC to tell us what your college is doing in March to celebrate Women’s History Month.
For more information, please visit

Catch the Next Dream Catchers Program (CTN) Spring Institute
Catch the Next will hold its 2017 Spring Institute, March 29-31st in Dallas, TX. Catch the Next empowers Latino and high-need students to succeed in college and career. CTN is scaling up a model developed in California by the Puente Project, a joint project of the University of California/Berkeley and the California Community College Chancellor’s Office.  For more information and to register, please visit or email Dr. Maria Chavez at

Student African American Brotherhood Conference
The 13th Annual Student African American Brother National Conference (SAAB) will be held April 7-8, 2017 at Detroit Marriott - Renaissance Center. SAAB welcomes community college program that are committed to creating successful educational and lifelong pathways for males of color across the country.  For more information and to register, please visit

The Democracy Commitment Sessions at the Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting – June 7-10, 2017, Baltimore, MD
The Democracy Commitment (TDC), the American Democracy Project, and NASPA host this annual meeting to “ensure that students graduate from our colleges and universities—both public and private—prepared to be the informed, engaged citizens that our communities and our democracy need.” This year’s meeting features a preconference workshop on integrating civic responsibility into the curriculum, along with other sessions that address community college issues through TDC. Registration ranges from $65 for preconference workshops only to $625 for non-TDC/AASCU/NASPA members to attend the full conference. Contact: Verdis Robinson,

Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) Working Group Meeting
The Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) formerly the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Working Group Meeting which will take June 8-9, 2017 in San Diego, CA. The meeting will include discussion on topics relevant to the advancement of college men of color.  For more information and to register, please visit

The Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE) is launching a College Presidents Campaign to engage community college presidents in its work to accelerate the success of immigrant students and raise awareness of the critical role community colleges play in immigrant education and integration. Sign the Presidents Pledge to commit to advancing immigrant student success and helping the economy thrive. For more information, please visit   

Sign the Presidents Pledge to commit to advancing immigrant student success and helping the economy thrive.

 Upcoming Events

Community College Embedded Institute
Continuums of Service Conference
April 6-8, 2017
Denver, CO

5th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference
Baltimore, MD
Breaking the Glass Ceiling and Beyond with Determination, Drive,
Grace, and Integrity
April 13-15, 2017

National Consortium on College Men of Color
3rd Annual Working Group Meeting
June 7-9, 2017
San Diego, CA



 Leadership Programs

National Council on Black American Affairs- NE Regional (NCBAA-NE) 2017 Conference
Lyndhurst, NJ
Leadership and Engagement for Student Success: Renewal & Transformation
Host: Bergen Community College
March 23-24, 2017

LGBTQ Leaders in Higher Education
Removing Barriers and Building Pathways
Seattle, WA
June 23-25, 2017 

 Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Kevin Christian
Senior Program Associate, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity
Ph: 202.728.0200 x262


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