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Equity Framework


July 8, 2020

CCRI racial equity publications

As we continue to engage in racial justice and student success work during these unprecedented times, we invite you to read and utilize our collection of equity-minded coaching briefs and tools in your transformative change efforts using a racial equity lens. Brief: Coaching for More Equitable Student Outcomes Brief: Integrating Racial Equity into Guided Pathways The Equity…


June 25, 2020

Join us! Twitter chat on racial equity in education reform

We’re hosting our next Twitter chat! And we are excited to invite you to join us Friday, July 10, 10 -11 a.m., Pacific Standard Time, with an optional extra 30 minutes for questions. Please follow us on Twitter to see updates and use the hashtag #CCRIchat in your tweets along with A1 (answer 1 for question…


June 11, 2020

CCRI Statement on Racial Equity and Call to Action

We condemn the racism, discrimination, and fear that permeates communities across our nation. We stand in solidarity with protesters and activists who condemn the racial injustice that pervades America, and we commit ourselves to do our part in seeking immediate change toward racial justice. We understand that the racial inequity documented in decades of educational…


December 4, 2019

Equity workshop in Oregon for guided pathways implementation

Debra D. Bragg. (2019, November 14). Approaching guided pathways with an equity and evaluative lens.  Workshop presented for the Oregon Student Success Center at the Oregon Guided Pathways Institute in Eugene, Oregon. Debra Bragg presented a workshop on using an equity lens for guided pathways implementation in Oregon’s community colleges. This interactive session engages participants…


November 24, 2019

Keynote on the Equity Imperative at the NWCCU Annual Conference

Bragg, D. D. (2019, November 20). The equity imperative for higher education. Keynote presented at the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) annual conference, Seattle, WA.  Debra Bragg presented a distinguished lecture for the NWCCU annual conference. The keynote focused on systemic inequities in higher education that detrimentally impact students of color. She spoke…


October 22, 2019

Upcoming conferences to hear from CCRI!

Competency-Based Education Network’s (C-BEN) CBExchange 2019 Conference, Palm Springs, CA, October 24, 2019. Learning and Leading Forward: Research-based Lessons to Enhance CBE 2.0 for Working Adults at Salt Lake Community College, Eric Heiser, Dean, Salt Lake Community College, Debra Bragg, President, Bragg & Associates, Inc. This session presents evaluation results from a Department of Labor Trade Adjustment…


July 19, 2019

CCRI goes to Florida!

CCRI Advances Coaching for Change (C4C) Efforts As a national partner of Jobs for the Future (JFF), CCRI supports the Student Success Center Network (SSCN) Coaching Program with strategy development. Since 2017, CCRI has collaborated with Student Success Center (SSC) executive and assistant directors from around the country to advance statewide coaching initiatives. Building on…


April 18, 2019

Research-to-Practice for Washington SBCTC

Recently CCRI had the opportunity to partner with the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) to share transfer and applied baccalaureate research with professionals across the state.