ACC Cabinet L.E.A.D.S.

Leadership Development for Equity Accountability Diversity and Service


Strategic Leadership: Activating Change and Transformation in Higher Education
Quote by Damon Williams

Acknowledgements to Leadership Development Subcommittee


Systems are Perfectly Designed to Get the Results They Achieve

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.
Alexander Den Heijer

Using a Racial Equity Lens

ACC Cabinet L.E.A.D.S. Development & Training Calendar

Calendar of Events 2017-18

Institutional Factors and Equity & Inclusion Frameworks

Tools and Strategies for Talking & Listening

Race to Equity Toolkit for Conversation
Levels of Racism (pg 39)
Racial Justice Initiative (pg 40)
YWCA eliminating racism empowering women

Courageous Conversations About Race Protocol
Systemic Equity Transformation Framework
Pacific Educational Group

Tool: Interrupting Microaggressions
Adapted from Kenney, G. (2014).

Leadership Development

Step up & Lead for Equity
What Higher Education Can Do to Reverse Our Deepening Divides
Association of American Colleges and Universities

Coming out for Racial Justice
An Anti-racist Organizational Development Toolkit for LGBTQ Groups and Activists (2nd ed)
The Ladder of Empowerment (pg 72)

Bensimon, E. M. (2005). Closing the Achievement Gap in Higher Education: An Organizational Learning Perspective. New Directions for Higher Education, 99-111.

Ten Lessons for Taking Leadership on Racial Equity
The Aspen Institute

Texas Model: A framework for equity
Texas Health and Human Services. Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities

A Conceptual Framework for Measuring Servant-Leadership
Page, D., & Wong, P.T.P. (2000). In S. Adjibolooso (Ed.), The human factor in shaping the course of history and development. American University Press.

Common Points of Resistance Among White Organizations

Assessment, Strategic Planning & Evaluation

Five Principles for Creating Equity by Design.
Bensimon, E.M., Dowd, A.C., & Witham, K. (Winter 2016). Five Principles for Enacting Equity by Design. Association of American Colleges & Universities.
University of Southern California, Center for Urban Education, Rossier School of Education

Inventory on Diversity and Equity
Achieving the Dream. Community Colleges Count

Anti-Racist Organizational Development
Dismantling Racism Project
Western States Center

Assessing Organizational Racism
Dismantling Racism
Western States Center Views, Winter 2001

Design Principles for Equity and Excellence at Hispanic-Services Institutions
Issues in Higher Education Policy and Practice

Community Engagement

Structural Equity: Big-Picture Thinking & Partnerships that Improve Community College Student Outcomes
The Aspen Institute

Race to Equity Toolkit for Conversation
Looking at the Community (pg 19)
YWCA eliminating racism empowering women

Voices for Racial Justice
Authentic Community Engagement:
A Key to Racial Equity

Data Collection, Analysis & Use

CAN Dashboard 2017
Key Socioeconomic Indicators

Cultural Proficiency

Some Aspects and Assumptions of White Culture in the United States
From: Katz, J.H. (1978, 2003). White Awareness: Handbook for Anti-Racism Training (2nd ed.). Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press.

Coming Out for Racial Justice
The Common Elements of Oppression – Definitions (pg 95)
Basic Rights Education Fund

Managing the Dynamics of Difference
Adapted from Culturally Proficient Inquiry: A Lens for Identifying and Examining Educational Gaps

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Obstacles to Equity and Inclusive Climate: Attitudes, Assumptions, and Fixes
What Can we do to Sustain the Dialogue and Take Meaningful Action

Ready for Rigor
A Framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching
Hammond, Z. (2013).

Culturally Responsive Tutoring Tips
Office of Equity and Inclusion, Austin Community College

Recommended Reading

The Business Case for Racial Equity

White Culture White History Bibliography

Various References

References & Recommended Reading