Tag: Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Martin Luther King Remembered 2019

The year 2019 marks the twenty-sixth time that Arizona has officially celebrated the Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday. For those of us living in Arizona in the late 80’s/early 90’s, we remember the inauspicious beginnings of this day of remembrance. The holiday was originally established by then Governor Bruce Babbitt in 1986 and then later …

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Reflections on Black History Month

Black History Month is the perfect space to reflect on the intersection of the “power of learning” and “positive social change” both important cultural markers of Paradise Valley Community College. Unfortunately for many of us, our understanding and celebration of Black History Month can and often times defaults to a shallow understanding and appreciation of …

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