Community Engagement

A Platform for Conversation

Community Engagement is a function of the Office of Equity and Inclusion. The section serves to assist in the development of meaningful and effective partnerships with groups and organizations who are equally committed to ensuring a more welcoming and supportive environment for all, regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, socio-economic status, or sexual orientation.

District Dialogues for Equity and Inclusion

Held at each campus throughout the semester to facilitate dialogue between faculty, staff, students and community members. The dialogue is meant to enhance relationships and share strategies for addressing how to increase student success, especially for underserved populations.

ACC Town Hall Quarterly Meetings
Date Topic Presenter

Saturday December 1, 2018

Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m. 

Location: Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex, 1156 Hargrave St.  Austin, TX 78702

Resources for those impacted by the criminal justice system  
Building Bridges: Informal Community Conversations

Monthly meetings led by the County Sheriff’s Department to engage community partners to discuss resources with a focus on equity and inclusion.  ACC has an opportunity to present our programs and services on the second Friday of each month.

Location: 1709 E. 12th Street, Austin, Texas 78702 | Map
Time: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Date Speaker Topic
Sept. 14, 2018 Loretta Edelen, Director, Community Engagement
Lauren Lewis, Senior Administrative Assistant
From Campus Conversations to District Dialogues
Oct. 12, 2018 Kathy Dowdy
Executive Director, Adult Education
How is ACC Serving Black, Latino and Immigrant Students in Adult Education?
Nov. 9, 2018 Dr. Willie Martinez
Associate Vice President, Student Engagement & Analytics
How Does ACC Plan, Develop and Evaluate Student Success Especially for Underserved Populations?
Dec. 14, 2018 Chris Cervini
Associate Vice President, Community and Public Affairs
How is ACC Working with Communities of Color to Grow Enrollment, Persistance and Graduation?