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Best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion encompass a three-tiered approach. Training and Development; structural changes in policies, protocols, and practices, and doing the work to acknowledge, examine, and shift our thinking. There will be times when these tasks are arduous and exhausting, but the pathway to cultural competence is worth it.

Please use the resources below to begin YOUR journey.

Speak UP for Inclusion

Speak up because silence does not move us forward. The videos listed below address best practices to address equity in the workplace. 

Note: The videos can only be accessed when logged into your GRCC email address. Discussion topics include:

Cultural Competence: When more people speak up, more people listen 

That Little Voice: Discrimination in the workplace

Speak Up for Inclusion: Women in the workplace

Speak Up for Inclusion: LGBTQ+ in the workplace

Picture This: Assumptions lead to microaggressions


Google Doc Resources 

*A compilation of resources are listed as hyperlinks within the Google Doc. Materials were developed by academic scholars and social justice educators. 

  • Protect Your Energy - Canned responses to messages that zap your energy, Author: Martina Abrahams Ilunga

The readings, videos, activities, and self-reflections are organized by stage, from interested person starting to learn all the way to committed activist looking to become more effective. It also makes a great tool to engage with people in your social network who may benefit from more accessible ways to get involved.

Statistical Information & Media/News

Statements & Think Piece Resources

Toolbox and Multimedia Resources


Home for the HoliDAZE

While many look forward to the holiday season as a time for rest, reconnection, and reflection, for some, the pressure to navigate interaction with family and friends can bring on a great deal of anxiety that can leave one dazed and confused.

In partnership with United Campus Christian Fellowship, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) developed a shortlist of resources to lessen the stress.

How to Prepare for Your First Visit Home after transitioning

A Guide to Going Home for Break: Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

Mental Health America: Winter Break Survival Tips for College Students

9 Tips for Surviving Political Conversations with Your Family During the Holidays

How to Go Home for the Holidays When Your Family Is a Bit Much


Downloadable PDF of Social Justice and Equity Resources