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Closing the Equity Gap: Understanding Equity Issues

Resources for instructors on strategies, activities, professional development opportunities to help them close the equity gap at PVCC.

PVCC's Equity Imbalance

Become Informed: Readings on Equity

Recent News Articles on Equity Issues in Education

Learn More About Equity

Stay Informed: Follow Thought Leaders on Social Media

ACT Center for Equity in Learning 

ACT Center for Equity in Learning aims to help underserved learners and working learners (individuals who are employed while also learning new skills in pursuit of greater success) achieve education and career success.

Through purposeful investments, employee engagement, and thoughtful advocacy efforts, the Center for Equity in Learning supports innovative partnerships, initiatives, campaigns, and programs that help young people succeed in education and the workplace.

Sara Goldrick-Rab from Temple University 

A scholar-activist with a singular mission: to identify novel approaches to making higher education the accessible and affordable place that families want and need it to be.

Jose Luis Vilson

A NYC Math Teacher and Author of This Is Not A Test. Vilson focuses on bridging the gap between education and the world, as well as contributing to the conversation on race and education.

Pedro Noguera

Prof. of Education @ USCA,  focused on urban school reform, conditions that promote student achievement, the role of education in community development, youth violence, and race and ethnic relations in American society.


Center for Urban Education

CUE helps faculty, administrators and other college and university staff better under-stand the harmful effects of invisible forms of racism on their campuses.

Opportunity Insights

Leading economists at Harvard & Brown look for ways to close opportunity gaps using hard data.