What is the diversity collaborative?
The civil rights gains of the 1960s and 70s gave rise to the diversity departments at City College of San Francisco. The programs in the Diversity collaborative at City College have come about through various social struggles such as the United Farmworker's Movement, the Disability Rights Movement, the Civil Rights Movement, the Women's Rights Movement, and the Stonewall Riots.
- Historical Legacy:
The Third World Strikes at San Francisco State University (1968) and U.C. Berkeley (1969) led to the establishment of Ethnic Studies departments at universities and colleges across the nation.
Departments devoted to gender, sexuality, class, and disability studies benefited from the victories of the Ethnic Studies movement.
- Intersecting Identities:
We are proud of the intersectional analysis at the foundation of the City College of San Francisco Diversity Collaborative where students learn how their multiple identities contribute to the richness of their lives and provide leverage in our continuing struggles for social justice.