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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB)

The Michigan Community College Association is committed to improving equitable student outcomes. Our goal is to develop a comprehensive commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion by including DEI principles and practices in all our work.


Leadership Insights

"We at MCCA, developed a comprehensive commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and belonging, by including DEIB principles and practices in all of our work… This work is more dedicated and intentional than it has ever been." - Brandy Johnson

To accomplish our goal of including DEI principles and practices in all our work, we have enlisted a set of strategies that will lead us to accomplish our aim.


Equity in Action

MCCA is a proud supporter of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Alliance Group. This group is comprised of Equity leaders of Michigan community colleges across the state and convenes monthly. MCCA supports the efforts of this group in our advocacy efforts and will continue to lend our voice as we all strive to impact the Michigan student success ecosystem. If you are an equity leader on your campus and are interested in learning more about joining the DEIB Alliance group, you may contact Precious Miller, Director of Basic Needs and Belonging, at pmiller@mcca.org


Community Colleges Represented in the Alliance Group

Bay de Noc Community College
Delta College
Glen Oaks Community College
Grand Rapids Community College
Jackson College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Lake Michigan College
Muskegon Community College
Montcalm Community College
Northwestern Michigan College

Oakland Community College
Schoolcraft Community College
St. Clair County Community College
Washtenaw Community College


2024 DEIB Alliance Group Meetings

Visit the MCCA Events Page to register for the DEIB Alliance Group Meetings

January 29th | 1:30-3pm | Register for the January 2024 Meeting
February 26th | 1:30-3pm | Register for the February 2024 Meeting
March 18th | 1:30-3pm | Register for the March 2024 Meeting
April 29th | 1:30-3pm | Register for the April 2024 Meeting
May 20th | 1:30-3pm | Register for the May 2024 Meeting
August 26th | 1:30-3pm | Register for the August 2024 Meeting
September 23rd | 1:30-3pm | Register for the September 2024 Meeting
October 28th | 1:30-3pm | Register for the October 2024 Meeting
November 25th | 1:30-3pm | Register for the November 2024 Meeting


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