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 Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity 

AACC promotes increased access and success for the diverse community college population by securing federal and private support to colleges and providing opportunities, resources, and information related to persistence, retention, program completion, and transfer.

AACC is committed to diversity in its policies, programs, and relationships, as well as in its efforts to build, maintain, and promote a culture of equity and inclusion.


Free Webinar: Men of Color in the Community College

The Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) at San Diego State University will be hosting a free webinar titled, "Men of Color in the Community College: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities" on April 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (PST). This session is designed for community college administrators, faculty, staff, and counselors interested in learning more about the trends and issues relevant to men of color in the community college. Register here.

Aspirations to Achievements: Men of Color and Community Colleges

AACC Staff serves on the National Advisory Board for the Improving Outcomes for Men of Color in Community Colleges. A special report Aspirations to Achievements: Men of Color and Community Colleges was recently released from the Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE).

Download the report and the news release.

Model Programs for Veterans

Does your college have a program dedicated to your Veterans population? If so, AACC would like to hear about it. Please e-mail information or a link about the program at your campus to Kevin Christian at

NAFSA Offers Scholarships for Community Colleges and MSI’s

NAFSA is pleased to offer its second annual Impact Scholarships. These awards provide complimentary registration to the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo in San Diego, CA, (May 25–30, 2014) for first-time attendees from community colleges and associate colleges, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-serving Institutions (HSIs), and tribal colleges and universities. Up to 30 scholarships will be awarded. The aim of this scholarship is to assist underrepresented institutions in building their capacities to internationalize the curriculum and further global competence on campus. The application deadline is April 7, 2014. For more information, please visit

 Upcoming Events

5th Annual QUEST Conference: Minority Male Higher Education Conference
Closing the Achievement Gap for Males of Color: Constructing the Pipeline from K-12 to Higher Education

April 10–11, 2014
Baltimore City Community College, Baltimore, MD


 Leadership Programs

 Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Kevin Christian
Senior Program Associate for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity
Ph: 202.728.0200 x262

 Academic Partner

AACC will serve as an academic partner for the Association of American Colleges and Universities’s Network for Academic Renewal Conference in Chicago, IL, March 27–29. Learn more.


Learn more about our Minority Male Student Success Database.

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