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Cedar Crest Diversity Statement
Founded under the mission to expand women’s access to higher-education, Cedar Crest College values difference in a diverse, inclusive, and equitable learning environment. The College is committed to educational excellence, leadership, and civic engagement in a pluralistic society. We thus embrace an inclusive community that brings together students, faculty, and staff of different racial and multi-racial, ethnic and multi-ethnic, gender and sexually diverse, economic, religious, and national identities and ages, including students of color, first-generation college students, international students, students of varying ability/disability, and other students underrepresented in higher education
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) supports Cedar Crest College’s diversity statement through its educational programming and services. The CDI will provide resources that foster awareness as well as empower students with knowledge, tools and experiences that promote global citizenship and a more inclusive campus. Finally CDI will advocate for our diverse student population.
Our work is facilitated through:
Talking Circles: A method of dialogue based on a Native American tradition that invokes respect and reflection. The CDI hosts these informal conversations about current diversity topics in a brave and welcoming space for all CCC community members every other week on Tuesday's from 5-6 p.m.
Cultural Cafés: Hosted on the 1st Wednesday of every month 11a.m.-1 p.m. These events provide an opportunity for our students to explore cultural diversity in the US and abroad through intentional experiential programming.
Food for the Soul: Hosted on the 1st Monday of every month from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Food for the Soul is a safe space for women of color to explore their understanding of self-care and self-love practices while reconnecting and rediscovering collective healing. Open to all CCC students, staff, and faculty.
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) is pleased to provide a limited number of grants of up to $250 dollars to individual students or student organizations (collaboration among student organizations is highly encouraged). Eligible events need to explores issues of multiculturalism, diversity and inclusion that support our CCC Diversity Statement. Events can include round table discussions, Movie + reflections, tabling on campus, speakers, rallies among others. To apply please complete this application.
Be aware that applications must be submitted at least 2 weeks before the event to be considered for funding. For more information please email email@example.com
Tatiana Diaz firstname.lastname@example.orgDirector of Center for Diversity & InclusionAllen House, 2nd floor, Office #1
Nisha Bhattnisha.email@example.comGraduate Assistant of CDI and Admission's Office
Tony Williamstony.firstname.lastname@example.orgCDI Intern - Hola! Science
Jordan Allenjordan.email@example.comCDI Intern - Gender and Sexuality
2018-2019 Inclusion Advocates
Nora Mahmood, Class of 2020
Ravneet Sandhu, Class of 2019
Francisca Sepulveda, Class of 2019
Haley Smith, Class of 2019
Sulakshmi Vaid, Class of 2021
Allen House - Center for Diversity & Global Engagement