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Diversity in films show promise through box office

April 6, 2018

Director Ryan Coogler was tasked with directing “Black Panther," a movie where over 90 percent of the...

Student Senate President Halimeh Edais discusses the importance of a meditation room during an Academic Senate Meeting on Oct. 13.

Meditation room makes headway

October 23, 2017

The meditation room has been an ongoing initiative for 10 years to create a safe space on campus for pray...

Diversity training becomes requirement for LRCCD employees

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

Last semester Los Rios Community College District employees began participation in diversity training so that the district’s hiring panel is able to ensure that they employ people without bias. Starting this fall the diversity training became a requirement, Cosumnes River College’s Dean of College Planning & Research Kat...

Psychology hiring postponement shines light on diversity issues and fear of retaliation

Nick Valenzuela and Johny Garcia

May 6, 2015

The hiring of a new psychology professor at Cosumnes River College has been postponed to fall semester following disagreement over the committee's composition and a key member's withdrawal from the committee, said radio, television and film production professor Robert "BJ" Snowden. The disagreement began when psychology professor...

Students coming and going from the Bruceville side of campus, displaying CRC's diverse student body.

Cosumnes River College rated top 10 in diversity among two-year colleges

September 30, 2014

When walking around the campus, there are many obvious things that one will notice, from the old brick...

Elk Grove’s Multicultural Festival unites the diverse city

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

August 30, 2012

Weaving in and out of the colorful crowd Elk Grove has grown to have, Azteca dancers moved making the bells strapped to their ankles rattle with each step. They chanted along with the beating drums, sharing their one dance, one music style and one culture for their neighbors of Elk Grove. One unique culture after another...

New campaign celebrates city diversity

Christina Salamon, Connection Staff

November 7, 2011

A citywide awareness campaign was launched in Elk Grove, aiming to bring together the community in a unified appreciation of their multi-cultural city, according to the city’s press release.Elk Grove Mayor Steve Detrick said this campaign is designed to “educate and celebrate the diversity that we have in Elk Grove.” “When you ...

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