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Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion & Equity
Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion & Equity

Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion & Equity


Purpose

The purpose of the Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion and Equity (CDAIE) is to develop and implement a strategy for diversity, inclusion and equity which is active and aligned with Mesa’s mission, vision and values. The Committee's overarching goal is to engage and support students, faculty and staff in the ongoing process of transforming our campus environment into one which we envision as safe, supportive, culturally proficient, globally inclusive and reflective of the larger San Diego community.

Type: Governance

Reports to: President's Cabinet (PCAB), Academic Senate

Meets: The committee ordinarily meets the 1st Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. There are generally no meetings held in January, June, July or August, except for subcommittee meetings! Visitors are welcome! Please e-mail Judy Sundayo at jsundayo@sdccd.edu if you plan to visit!  |  View Agendas & Minutes


Goals

  1. That students, faculty and staff will feel supported, comfortable and included on campus
  2. That individually and institutionally  our campus will strive toward cultural  awareness, proficiency and practice
  3. That students, faculty and staff will actively include each other in all aspects of the campus community
  4. That diversity and inclusion will be embedded into the  fabric of the college, including the structure, the curriculum and research
  5. That our campus community (students, faculty and staff) will be reflective of the larger community in terms of diversity measures

Diversity Committee Schema PDF CDAIE COMMITTEE OBJECTIVES


Membership 2023-2024

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Diversity Committee Schema PDF DIVERSITY COMMITTEE SCHEMA


Events and services

Host a welcome table during welcome week
Facilitate the annual Cultural Unity Week events and Festival of Colors Celebration
Participate in National Cultural Awareness Celebrations
Provide films, workshops, training and seminars on diversity
Review campus events for CDAIE seal of recognition
Disseminate informational news briefs on diversity topics
Conduct surveys and collect data on diversity and equity
Make available resources on diversity, equity and inclusion
Oversee the activities of the Student Diversity Club
Oversee the Mesa College Diversity webpages

* CDAIE Webpage Representative:  Judy Sundayo and Claudia Perkins