ACPA-MICHIGAN EQUITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT
ACPA – Michigan does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national/ethnic origin, gender, religion, age, veteran status, sexual/affectional orientation, or disability in its policies, procedures, or practices. This non-discrimination policy covers membership, leadership, and access to ACPA – Michigan programs and activities including, but not limited to, publications, workshops, committees, and conferences.
“Good practice in student affairs builds supportive and inclusive communities. Student learning occurs best in safe and caring communities that value diversity and debate, promote belonging, and demand social responsibility.” Principles of Good Practice in Student Affairs.
In accordance with the American College Personnel Association and the Principles of Good Practice in Student Affairs, ACPA – Michigan acknowledges that equal access cannot be fully realized until each individual is accepted into an environment free of prejudice and bias. ACPA – Michigan strives to have diversity within its own membership, as well as the campuses that its membership represents. ACPA – Michigan is committed to providing continuing education for its membership, which focuses on eliminating prejudice, stereotypes, and behaviors that adversely impact our colleagues, our students, and our campuses.