EAC logo cropMission:

The Council is a shared governance body that helps facilitate campus wide development and support, engagement, 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 meet the goals and objectives of equity at De Anza and in particular, the Equity Office.

eac jan 2019


Reaffirmation of Our College Values:

Holding to Our Equity Lens Through College and District Downsizing

1) Statement and 2) Guiding Questions

Meeting Dates

The Equity Action Council meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
Time: 1:30 pm to 3 pm
    Winter 2019      Spring 2019                    Fall 2018      
Thursday, January 24
Thursday, April 25
Thursday, October 11    
Thursday, February 14
Thursday, May 9
Thursday, October 25    
Thursday, February 28    
Thursday, May 23    
Thursday, November 8      
Thursday, March 14
Thursday, June 6
 


Shared Governance Representatives

Membership 2018-2019

Tri-Chairs:

Administrator

Alicia Cortez, Dean

408-864-8365
Faculty

Erick Aragon, Faculty

408-864-8685
Classified

Melissa Aguilar, Classified

408-864-5422

Administrators:

Equity & Engagement

Alicia Cortez, Dean

408-864-8365
ICS/IIS

Edmundo Norte, Dean

408-864-8685
 Vacant

 _____________, Dean

 

Faculty:

Child Development

Mayra Cruz, Faculty Instructor

408-864-8365
Relations with Schools

Erick Aragon, Faculty Director

408-864-8685
Spanish

Carmen Lizardi-Folley, Faculty  Instructor

408-864-8679

Classified:

Student Success Center

Melissa Aguilar, , Classified (ACE Rep)

408-864-5422
VIDA

Angelica Esquivel, Classified Senate

408-864-8993
Counseling

Rebecca Levin, , Classified Senate

408-864-5537

Students:

DASB

Stephanie Djuarsa, Student

408-864-5422
ICC

Anh Doan, Student

408-864-8993

 At Large:

District Chief of Police

Danny Acosta

650-949-7514


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.

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.

With the supportive input and commitment of the Equity Action Council, the Equity Office strives to meet the demands of the campus and the critical charge of the office. The Equity Action Council helps facilitate campus wide development and support, engagement, implementation of programs, evaluations, policies and procedures that are in line with De Anza College's mission and vision of equity, social justice, and multicultural education. The Council helps meet the goals and objectives of equity, social justice, and multicultural education at De Anza and in particular, the Equity Office. Thus, the Equity Office works closely, and is aligned with, the larger goals and objectives of the EAC.

Back to Top