Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion: Take Action

Defining DEI at JCC

At Jamestown Community College, we encourage ourselves and our community to get involved with efforts focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. With diversity we embrace our similarities and differences. With equity we advocate for fairness that responds to diversity. With inclusion we invite everyone to join us in giving and receiving support.

Featured course: fall 2021

INT 1555: Early Black Cinema | Inquiry courses at JCC

Learn about independent movies made for segregated theaters from the 1920s into the 1940s through Black-cast movies which confronted issues such as the color line, Jim Crow, the few allowed role models, Blackface minstrelsy, the Harlem Renaissance, and northern migration.

Media spotlight

Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex by Angela Chen

eBook | themes: asexuality, LGBTQIA+

"An engaging exploration of what it means to be asexual in a world that's obsessed with sexual attraction, and what the ace perspective can teach all of us about desire and identity."

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Minority Korner hosted by James Arthur

Podcast | themes: pop culture, media, and history through an intersectional lens

"Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world."

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One Day At A Time by ON

TV show on Netflix | themes: immigrant experience, LGBTQIA+, mental health

"This hilarious sitcom follows the life of Penelope, a newly single Army veteran, and her Cuban-American family, as they navigate the ups and downs of life. The series offers a contemporary take on what life looks like in both good and bad times, and how loved ones can help make it all worthwhile."

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