On October 13, the interim report was shared with the entire College community for input and feedback.

November 1: Task Force Report submitted to Dr. Heath.

Short-Term Deliverables:

- Community Book Project. The inaugural book chosen by the TF is Black Man in a White Coat , by Dr. Damon Tweedy. More than 203 participants have joined us in this exciting project, and all participants should have received their free copies of the book. A book discussion moderated by our own Dr. Shirazian is scheduled for the evening of November 19 at 8 p.m. The book discussion will happen in conjunction with BLAACK (Because Learning Achieves Appreciation and Community Knowledge), a week-long celebration of Black culture. - Mandatory Diversity Training: Provide diversity training for all staff, students, and faculty. The training will occur during the academic year. Facilitator has been selected. Training delayed due to Federal Executive Order. - Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: position description created and provided to Dr. Heath for approval. - DEI Newsletter: newsletter template created and approved. First edition of newsletter ready to be distributed.

FINAL REPORT: Task Force on Race and Equity


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