Welcome

The Center for Equity and Inclusion endeavors to move diversity, equity, and inclusion work forward at Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) and become a model for other institutions locally and beyond.

The Center for Equity and Inclusion is ideally located between the Blue Devils Cupboard and the Bookstore in Lower Jewell on our main campus.

Should you have any questions or concerns around diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and justice or interest in joining in on the work taking place at KCKCC, we encourage you to reach out to our office!

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Equity and Inclusion Council

The Equity and Inclusion Council is comprised of faculty and staff that are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment that is dedicated to the success of all members of the KCKCC community, which reflects the broad diversity of experiences and perspectives. If you are interested in joining the Equity and Inclusion Council, please reach out to our office!

Statement of Support

The Center for Equity and Inclusion is committed to ensuring that all students, faculty, staff, and community members understand, respect, and value their lived experience and that of those around them, regardless of differences, which include, but are certainly not limited, to differences in race, ethnicity, culture, gender, gender identity and gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, family structure, socioeconomic status, education, religion, spirituality, disability, age, geography, national origin, citizenship status, and language. We believe everyone is entitled to basic human rights and will endeavor to build a culture of respect and belonging for all who visit our campus, partner with us, and connect in our virtual spaces.

Additional KCKCC Statements

KCKCC 2024-2027 Strategic Plan

Mission

  • Inspire individuals & enrich our community one student at a time.

Vision

  • Be a national leader in academic excellence & partner of choice in the communities we serve.

Purpose

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College, a two-year community college, provides general, transfer and career and technical education in a student-centered diverse and inclusive educational environment. KCKCC is commited to preparing student to succeed in the workforce, transition to four-year institutions and be contributing citizens in their community.

Values

  • Student Success
  • Excellence
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration