Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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HS 185 - Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

2 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): RD 90  and WR 90 , or WR 91   (WR 91  substitutes for both RD 90  and WR 90 ), or designated placement.

Course Description: This community-centered course is open to businesses, non-profits, county and state agencies, or individuals who desire to develop their skills in the practices of equity, diversity and inclusion. This course consists of highly interactive sessions to help participants better understand our diverse community’s complexity. The curriculum focuses on practicing self-discovery, integrating equitable practices, developing inclusive spaces, embracing anti-racist actions, fostering cultural humility, and creating a plan of action.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Explain how systemic oppressions impact the workplace, and identify how they impact the self.
  • CLO#2: Describe the impact of implicit biases and micro-aggressions based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, social class, (dis)ability, and nationality and demonstrate tools to interrupt them. (ILO: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Global Consciousness )
  • CLO#3: Foster cultural humility by explaining the importance of diverse perspectives and practicing cultural self-discovery.
  • CLO#4: Create a plan of action to implement at least one new practice that will nurture equity and inclusion.

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