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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility (DEIA)

Mt. San Jacinto College is committed to supporting the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility for its students and communities.

Mt. San Jacinto Human Resources Department is committed to advancing the mission of the college district while ensuring that our students and community have access to exceptional educational experiences at our campuses. We accomplish this mission by strategically recruiting, employing, retaining, and developing highly talented faculty and staff while maximizing outstanding employee relations. Our aim is to cultivate a community that values and promotes diversity, while actively encouraging the appreciation of different perspectives. The Human Resources Department is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment to raise awareness and promote understanding of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) practices.

Glossary of Terms

Diversity is the range of human differences and identities, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin, perspectives, and political beliefs (including intersectionality). 

Equity is the promotion of justice, individualized treatment, and fairness needed for all individuals to achieve individual and communal success. 

Inclusion is the policy and intentional practice by which barriers are removed so that all individuals may be fully involved and empowered to participate meaningfully in all aspects of the college. 

Accessibility is ensuring that a person with a disability is afforded the same opportunities as a person without a disability to: Acquire the same information. Engage in the same interactions. Enjoy the same services. Experience substantially equivalent ease of use. 

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Debbie Perez-Flores

Debbie Perez-Flores
Director of Human Resources, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA)