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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Resource Toolkit: Home

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Atlantic Cape Community College provides inclusive, accessible, and equitable educational programs and services to transform lives and empower students to successfully meet their academic, social and career goals, while also supporting the diverse needs of our community

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at Atlantic Cape

Atlantic Cape Center for Accessibility (CFA)

The CFA is responsible for coordinating support services, reasonable academic accommodations, and promoting disability awareness at Atlantic Cape and in the community at large.

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Key Terms Defined

Diversity: differences among people in their race and ethnicity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, culture, national origin, religious beliefs and identity, age, disability status and political perspective.

Equity: a commitment to working to challenge and respond to bias, harassment, and discrimination against people from diverse identities and backgrounds. Noting that fairness cannot be achieved by treating everyone the same regardless of need; emphasizing practices that cultivate fairness by allocating more resources to those who need them to succeed, thereby working to rectify social/historical disparities in resources. 

Inclusion: The active creation and maintenance of culture, policy and practices that are grounded in respect for the worth of all individuals. Inclusion emphasizes seeking out and promoting the participation of all, with particular effort to reach out and pull in those who are most at risk of marginalization.