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 AACC's Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity 

Core Value

AACC's commitment to diversity is articulated in AACC's mission statement as a core value:

"AACC affirms that diversity is crucial to a democratic society, that diversity enriches the educational experience, and that diversity respects and celebrates differences among institutions and individuals alike."

AACC leads collaborative efforts with the Association of Community College Trustees, The Center for Community College Student Engagement, League for Innovation in the Community College, National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, and Phi Theta Kappa to advance the completion agenda nationally. Democracy's Colleges: Call to Action reaffirms the value of diversity, inclusion, and equity, in these key points:

  • We believe that completion matters and that every student counts.
  • We commit to courageous conversations and openness regarding diversity, equity, and evidence reflecting student success and institutional performance.
  • We commit, while increasing success rates for all students, to eliminating the attainment gaps that separate student groups on the basis of race, ethnicity and family income.

 AACC's Commitment

Read the publication, AACC's Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity [PDF], which summarizes AACC's efforts to promote increased access and success for the diverse community college population.

 Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Kevin Christian
Senior Program Associate for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity
Ph: 202.728.0200 x262
kchristian@aacc.nche.edu

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