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Committee Functions & Responsibilities

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The Student Equity Subcommittee is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the implementation of LBCC’s Student Equity Plan.  These efforts include, but are not limited to,

  • Identifying activities to include in the student equity plan that intentionally aims to close equity gaps for disproportionately impacted students;
  • Exploring opportunities to integrate activities that support student success;
  • Monitoring the implementation of activities identified in the equity plan; and
  • Generating, disseminating, and presenting information about student equity activities

The subcommittee will also review and vet the Student Equity and Achievement Program annual report submitted to the Chancellor’s Office.

The Student Equity Subcommittee provides ongoing support of the College’s student equity efforts.  These efforts include, but are not limited to,

  • Collaborating with campus constituents to support and advance equity-minded practices (in and out of the classroom)
  • Initiating qualitative and quantitative research regarding the equity metrics (i.e. access, completion, transfer, completion of English and Math) and other relevant equitable practices to assess the impact on disproportionately impacted groups, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, immigration status, systems impacted status, foster youth status, veteran status, Veterans, and/or low-income status 
  • Collecting input from students, classified staff, faculty, administrators, and the public to identify factors that affect student equity (i.e. inquiry activities and focus groups)
  • Engaging in an examination (informed by research) of the College’s infrastructure to identify and remove barriers to student equity
  • Informing campus constituents of the research findings
  • Offering minigrants to advance equity-minded beliefs and practices (funding permitting); and
  • Promoting and recommending antiracist policies and practices that foster a welcoming environment for all