Transforming Cabrillo College into an effective Hispanic-Serving Institution through research and collaboration.
HSI Task Force / Six Focus Groups
Each investigating current practices and making recommendations for change
Guided by Dr. Gina Garcia's Book
Develop procedures for conducting audit
Internal Community Spaces
Identify how the college creates HSI serving spaces, both on the ground and online, through the use of murals, the website, CAP lounges, a multicultural center, the name exploration process, etc.
Curriculum / Faculty Initiatives
Identify work toward developing an Ethnic Studies department
Identify programs on campus that support Latinx & BIPOC students
Identify items that can be implemented in the classroom
~ Syllabus Statement
~ Activities/Readings on justice and equity
Identify opportunities for outreach & recruitment; Puente, STARS and Learning communities; Student Senate & Clubs; 1st Year Experience; Connect w/GP; and identify programs on campus that support Latinx & BIPOC, etc.
Administrative Procedures, HR Processes, Legislative & Advocacy Policies
Continue implementing HR improvements in hiring; report on successes and accomplishments; promote communication efforts
Engage in policy & procedure reforms working with Board, CPC, and governance leaders
Advocate for Ethnic studies Bill (AB 1040), DACA/Dreamers legislation, and other relevant legislation
External Community Outreach
Recommend and participate in selecting Speakers for events and Town Hall forums; arranging Spanish language translation at events
Recommend speakers and events to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day - Annual Speaker and other events (Latino Role Models Conference; etc.)