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Key DEI Terms to Know

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are not just buzz words or a catchy phrase. Each word is distinct as well as other key DEI terms. To start the journey in making your campus more diverse, equitable, and inclusive, it is imperative that your College establishes definitions to have a solid DEI foundation. There are many great examples of Community Colleges throughout the country who have definitions spelled out for their College and for the community like Rio Salado College. 


White House Virtual Celebration of Afro-Latino Heritage: Friday, February 25

2:30-4 p.m. Central

This Black History Month, the White House is taking a moment to celebrate Afro-Latino Heritage.

In case you missed it, last week the White House published a photograph on official Casa Blanca channels spotlighting some of the Afro-Latino appointees in the Administration. As the caption states, we are thankful for their service and their work.

The White House would like to extend an invitation to a Virtual Celebration of Afro-Latino Heritage on Friday, February 25, from 3:30-5:00PM ET. The Virtual Celebration will feature remarks from leaders in and out of the Administration, a performance by a spoken word artist, and panel discussions. Among others, the program will include participation from: 

  • Ambassador to Spain Julissa Reynoso
  • Senior Advisor to the President and Director of the Office of Public Engagement Congressman Cedric Richmond
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute President and CEO Marco Davis
  • Senior Advisor for Public Engagement Carissa Smith
  • Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility President and CEO Cid Wilson
  • Spoken word by Melania Luisa Marte

Register here: (Note: Often links sent to and from White House devices will add arrows to either side of links. Be sure to remove those if you are having issues with the link.)

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