Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Our purpose is to promote equal access to opportunities by providing an inclusive environment, policies, community partnerships and resources to meet the needs of our diverse population.

We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences, which enable us to better serve our students, one another and our community.

Hispanic Heritage Month Signature Event

Hispanic Identity in the Arts
Panel Discussion

Hosted by Multicultural Affairs

Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, Noon - 1 p.m.

Join us for the Webex live streaming on your campus.
View the location information.

Dallas College’s DEI Vision and Approach:

Diagram of DEI's vision and approach

The vision and approach of Dallas College’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is to create, foster, sustain and support inclusive community spaces, healthy intergroup dynamics and equitable environments in which all people know they are supported, belong, are valued and have the capacity to exercise their individual and collective voices for institutional and community-based enhancement and organizational transformation.

Dallas College’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts are guided by a desire to be in and promote solidarity.

Solidarity: the idea that our experiences are inextricably interwoven, that what affects one community member affects us all and that we must stand with each other instead of merely on behalf of each other.

The practice of solidarity requires honesty, integrity and sustained commitment. Acknowledging the experiences and support needs of all people, especially historically excluded and under-resourced groups, is essential to our collective survival.

Thus, we engage in solidarity and community space-building through individual and organizational examination, continuous learning, critical conversations and accountability measures.

As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, we believe that “justice at its best is love, correcting everything that stands against love.”

Disability Justice: Supporting Community Members with Visible and Invisible Disabilities in the Workplace

Panelists discuss how Dallas College can contribute to ending the cycle of employment limitations impacting people with apparent and nonapparent disabilities.

Upcoming DEI Events

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Dept. is part of the
Office of Social Responsibility and Inclusion