Located at American River College's Student Center, inside the HUB, the Pride Center supports a safe and inclusive campus environment for students, staff, faculty and community members by building an understanding of sexual orientation, and gender identities, and gender expression.
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Aligned with ARC's Strategic Plan and in accordance with the college's commitment to social justice and equity, the ARC Pride Center is committed to the diverse LGBTQ+ community on campus. The Pride Center is also dedicated to addressing the intersection between LGBTQ identities and other LGBTQ community members who have been traditionally underrepresented and disenfranchised. The Pride Center affirms the need for a space to share and disseminate information, challenge and dismantle negative stereotypes, and serves to facilitate dialogue about marginalized orientations, gender identities, and intersex people in a non-judgmental atmosphere. The center is committed to advocating for improvements in campus climate regarding LGBTQ issues and student success.The goals of the Pride Center are to:
- Assist LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff with any challenges they may have related to their gender or sexual identities
- Assess and strive to improve campus climate for LGBTQ+ people
- Educate the campus community on how to best serve LGBTQ+ students
- Create a supportive and developmental community environment for LGBTQ+ student
These goals will be accomplished through research, educational trainings, and direct services to students.