Category Archives: Equity and Inclusion

Before Joe and Kamala, There Were Ski and Linnie

by Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College – Harrisburg, PA
When I look at U.S. President Joe Biden, a white man, and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, a Black, Asian-American woman, I see a familiar dynamic. No, this article is not about politics. Yes, this article is about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion.


A Suggested Update to Your College’s Style: Let “They” Be Singular Whenever

by Jaclyn Y. Garver – NCMPR National Office – Fort Wayne, IN
While using “they” as a singular word is certainly not new, admittedly it was a tough switch to get used to. What I had to teach my brain was that grammar rules won’t ever be as important as the acknowledgment of another person’s humanity and sense of self.


Discussions for Change: Moving Forward in Fighting Injustice

by Dr. Donald Guy Generals – Community College of Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA
Actively engaging in conversations around social justice, diversity and inclusion happens regularly at Community College of Philadelphia; creating spaces to educate one another and share experiences have provided an important outlet for engagement and critical thinking.