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Equity Action Council

Mission Statement

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 Logo by De Anza College Student Alumni, Megan Jerbic

The Equity Action Council meets every Wednesday on the following days:

April 19             Spring Quarter Kick-off Meetings @ MCC
April 26             Meeting @ MCC
May 10             Anti-Semitism Workshop  @ MCC 
May 24             Meeting @ MCC
June 14            End of the year celebration @ MCC
The Equity Action Council (EAC) helps facilitate campus  wide development, engagement, support and implementation of programs, evaluations, policies and procedures that are in line with De Anza College's vision of equity, social justice, and multicultural education.  The Council helps meets the equity program goals at De Anza College and in particular, the Office of Equity, Social Justice, and Multicultural Education.


Our Charge

  • Promote a climate of humility, equity, and appreciation for diversity and inclusiveness in all aspects of the college.
  • Support the work of the Equity Office.
  • Advise on equity and inclusion issues to the college shared governance groups.
  • Assist with the development of a campus climate survey every 3 to 5 years to assess the equity environment and explore opportunities for growth and development. 
  • Advocate for the development and implementation of policies and procedures that facilitate the success of our diverse student body, faculty and staff. Specifically, the committee works to identify existing or emerging equal opportunity and equity issues, advising college leadership in the development of responsive policies, and analyzing and recommending action based on relevant research and practices.
  • Advise and actively promote the development and implementation of policies, procedures and employee development that facilitates the transformation of our workforce and environment into a community that is more inclusive, socially just, knowledgeable about the diverse array of cultures which comprise our community, and skilled in facilitating the growth of the entire campus.

Contact Us
Building: MLC 250
Contact: Veronica Neal
Phone: 408.864.5636


Last Updated: 3/31/17