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Montgomery College’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allies faculty and staff group, a college-recognized organization within the College. 

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The Office of Equity and Inclusion at Montgomery College upholds a culture that values civil discourse, a safe environment for sharing, and one that observes, measures, and rewards success so that we can create an extraordinary educational institution.

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Resources for Undocumented Students
Montgomery College is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students, including undocumented students. Undocumented students, who often face barriers and challenges as they navigate campus policies, require support services that address their unique needs. The College provides extra support for students who need help navigating the requirements of the Maryland Dream Act and DACA.

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The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) is a national membership organization for jurisdictions committed to advancing equity. Montgomery County joined the network in 2019 as a Core Member. What this means is that our policy direction will align with their directives and we will adapt to different strategies coming out of national best practices around advancing equity. GARE recommends a three-pronged approach to systematically reducing and eliminating racial inequities in government: normalizing, organizing and operationalizing for race.

Racial Equity and Social Justice Community Engagement TOOLKIT (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Montgomery County community members and organizations are encouraged to host community conversations on racial equity with their friends, neighbors and colleagues and to report their findings back using a survey tool. These structured conversations can take place in homes, community centers, houses of worship, coffee shops, parks or any place you feel comfortable. Some guiding questions for the conversation include:

Why does racial equity matter?
Are you impacted by racial inequity?
What changes do you want to see to promote racial equity and social justice?

Download the Racial Equity and Social Justice Community Engagement Toolkit (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) to help create these conversations or the Spanish language version Equidad Racial y Justicia Social HERRAMIENTAS para la participación comunitaria (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)  (Español)