Minutes for November 7, 2008

Submitted by Chandra Commer

I. November 21st Workshop:

Brother Donald Mansir distributed pre-reading materials for the Catholic Identity workshop to be held on Friday, November 21st from 9-4, in the Soda Center, Moraga Room. Following the Catholic Identity workshop, CCIE will convene to discuss which of the two workshops (ADL and Catholic Identity) would best suit the SMC community. Mel Hunt suggested developing electronic links with reading list and library resources available for students, staff, and faculty.

II. Protocol Committee:

Revisions have been made to the protocol. The work group, Policies, and Procedures for Incidents of Intolerance, facilitated by Scott Kier, will convene to review, comment and provide recommendations on the Protocol document by February 1st 2009. If there are any comments for clarification, individuals can send recommendations to Scott Kier. Students expressed the addition of the protocol to SMC, makes them secure in knowing that it is in place.

III. New Student on Committee:

In Spring a new member will be invited to attend the CCIE. Angelica Garcia suggested that Lien Truong be considered. (Since the meeting, Lien Truong has accepted and will join us at the Catholic Identity workshop, November 21, 2008).

IV. December 5th Public Event:

The meeting will be held Friday, December 5, 2008, in the Soda Center, Moraga Room from 11:30am -1:30pm. The purpose of the meeting is to provide updates on the activity of the CCIE (WASC context). Below is a draft of the agenda for the meeting.

11:30 - Welcome and introductions (Beth and Robert)
11:40 - History of CCIE -- WASC context (Beth)
11:50 - CCIE Vision Statement (Beth)
11:55 - Educational Case Statement (Robert)
12:05 - Inventory of activities (Lloyd and Angelica)
12:15 - Committee updates
      A. Proposals for new initiatives (Tomas)
      B. Acts of Intolerance Protocol (Scott)
      C. Reading groups (Myrna)
      D. Diversity workshops (Brother Charles)
      E. Working groups update (Robert)
12:35 - Campus Climate Survey (Mary, Tomas, Mel)
12:55 - Our next steps (Beth and Robert)
1:05 - Discussion/Brainstorming (all)

Next Meeting: December 5, 2008, 11:30 – 1:30, Soda Center, Moraga Room