Diversity Center

Our Value Statement Mission :

Lead our colleges to a learning and working
environment that maximizes the potential of all
students and employees while acknowledging
their unique contributions and differences.

Ensure that our strongly held values of inclusion,
respect and acceptance are integrated into our
campus culture, policies, procedures and every
day interactions.


  • Cultural Programming
  • Diversity Dialogue
  • Leadership Building
  • Promote Cultural Awareness and Acceptance



Hibbing Community College

  • We Are All Criminals (WAAC) - September 13-23, 2017

  • September 13, 2017 - Speaker Emily Baxter (WAAC) will begin the series at 11:00 AM, Room B212
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HCC CLUBSMulticultural - 11:00 AM Fridays in the Commons
First meeting August 25th!
Light lunch will be served
LGBT Club Meetings, Wednesdays, 3:00 pm Room B208
CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ) Wednesdays, 2:00 pm Room D20


Itasca Community College

ICC Presentation, Monday, September 11, 1pm, Theater

  • We Are All Criminals (WAAC) - Program Schedule
  • Grand Rapids, MN, September 2017

Note: All events are free and open to the public unless stated otherwise. Links to register/RSVP will be added as they become available.


  • Art Exhibit, featuring stories and photos from the organization "We Are All Criminals"

September 1 – 30, 2017
MacRostie At Center, 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN, macrostieartcenter.org

  • Art Exhibit, featuring artwork by people who have been or are currently incarcerated

September 1 – 30, 2017

Itasca County YMCA, 400 River Rd, Grand Rapids, MN, ymcaitasca.org

GR Area Library, 140 NE 2nd St, Grand Rapids, MN, cityofgrandrapidsmn.com/library

Itasca Community College, 1851 E Hwy 169, Grand Rapids, MN, .itascacc.edu

  • Educational Banners, displaying 10 banners about the We Are All Criminals project:

September 1 – 12, 2017

    Itasca Community College 1851 E Hwy 169, Grand Rapids, MN, www.itascacc.edu

    September 13 – 23, 2017
    Hibbing Community College, 1515 E 25th St, Hibbing, MN, hibbing.edu

    Presentation, September 11, 2017, 1 - 2 pm

    Itasca Community College, 1851 E Hwy 169, Grand Rapids, MN, itascacc.edu

    Featured speakers include Emily Baxter of WAAC with Otis Zanders and Richard McLemore II of Ujamaa Place about the WAAC project and Ujamaa Place as one model of a successful program that is empowering people coming out of the criminal justice system.

    Black/Jew Dialogues

    Video TrailerPre/Post Q


    O Gitch | Dah Native American Student Organization
    Wednesdays, Noon, Room L126

    SAGE - Sexuality and Gender Equity

    AISES - American Indian Science and Engineering Society

    SWE - Society of Women Engineers

    AAP - African American Pride Club

    Global Education


Mesabi Range College

Black/Jew Dialogues

Video TrailerPre/Post Q


coming soon


Rainy River Community College

Black/Jew Dialogues

Video TrailerPre/Post Q


Ojibwe language table - Commons
Wednesday, 5:00 PM

Diversity Club
Blast (Black Association of Students)
Anishinaabe Student Coalition
What's Up Rainy (video blog and newsletter)


Vermilion Community College


coming soon