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This year's Equity Champions will be honored at an event on Tuesday, June 11, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Check back here for more details.

Nominations Are Open!

Help Choose the 2024 Equity Champion Award Recipients

The Equity Champion Awards celebrate individuals and groups who are making significant contributions to inclusion at De Anza College and to advancing the college‚Äôs vision of equity, social justice and multicultural education.  Please submit your nominations no later than Friday, May 10.

Submit Nominations NOW

colorful feathers in a frameYou can submit nominations in these categories:

  • Student
  • Classified professional
  • Faculty member
  • Administrator
  • Team or program

Award Criteria

We recognize that there are multiple ways of demonstrating commitment to these values. The following are examples of ways that nominees may exemplify their commitment to equity:

  • Promoting a deeper understanding of equity by advancing best practices in their respective office or program
  • Exhibiting leadership qualities in their work through collaboration, courageous conversations, inclusion through an intersectional lens, and fosters accountability.
  • Prioritizes student needs and advocates for systemic and institutional change to address them to ensure equitable opportunities.
  • Serves as a creative and equity-minded decision-maker in the shared governance process
  • Fosters practices that help bridge the student equity gaps

The individual or team being nominated should also embody the spirit and principles reflected in the above criteria.

For more information, please contact EquityOffice@deanza.edu or 408.864.5636.

Meet Last Year's Winners

Read all about our 2023 Equity Champion Award winners

Learn more about EAC

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