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Just and Fair Inclusion

Equity is just and fair inclusion. It’s about meeting students where they are at in order for them to be successful.

At Mission College, we are committed to embedding equitable practices in all that we do to create conditions for all students to succeed.

What does Student Equity Mean?

This means acknowledging the systemic barriers that exists and prevents many historically disproportionately impacted populations from succeeding and meeting their intended educational goals.

In Summer 2017, the Student Equity & Success Committee developed a definition of what equity means at Mission College and how we could put it into action to inform our practices as faculty, classified professionals, and administrators in serving our students.

Equity Framework

Vision of Equity

A student-centered, bias-free learning community for all.

Mission Statement

To engage in diligent treatment of the entire campus community through social justice, transparency, and cultural humility that allows for all students to succeed.

Student Support Programs

In addition to clubs and a thriving roster of sports teams, we have a number of areas on our campus that support diverse student populations. These include first-generation college students, single parents, undocumented immigrants, and veterans.

  • Equity Speaker Series
  • Student Leadership & Engagement Institute
  • Integrated Plan Workgroup
  • Black Excellence Networking Social
  • Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration
  • Women in Leadership Summit
  • SemesterText (formerly called Food for Textbooks)
  • Dreamers Advocacy Week
  • Immigrant Rights and Resources Workshop Series
  • 3CSN Northern California Equity Institute (partnership between Mission College Office of Student Equity Success and 3CSN)
  • Mini Equity Book Club 1.0 – Culturally Responsive Teaching & the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students by Zaretta Hammond.