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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

CCRI's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council is a made up of employees who work together to build a more diverse and inclusive CCRI. This group meets regularly to develop ways that CCRI employees can be more culturally competent and educated in DEI issues. Our vision is:

  • For all employees of all backgrounds to feel valued and that they belong
  • To strengthen cultural competency for all employees
  • For more employees to be equipped to be allies for people from underrepresented backgrounds (particularly people of color, LGBTQQIA+ individuals, and people with disabilities)
  • For employees to feel more comfortable talking about issues of diversity and difference
  • To increase the diversity of our staff, faculty, and leadership

Learning & Engagement Opportunities

  • Announcing an exciting book event: CCRI Reads! Click here for more information on how to join!
  • Read our Campus Inclusion Plan, which outlines the current strategy for working towards this vision.
  • Check out this Anti-Racism Resources page, which includes articles, podcasts, videos, and other publications to support employees' learning and reflection on this important issue.
  • Attend our workshop, We Are CCRI: Fundamentals in Promoting an Inclusive CCRI. This workshop covers core concepts related to identity, privilege, and the power of the language we use. Next session: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 from 1:00 - 3:30 via Zoom. 
  • Contact [email protected] for more details!