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Equity & Inclusion: Home

What is Equity & Inclusion?


The creation of policies, practices, and processes that ensure equitable educational outcomes for all students.

The authentic participation across identities and cultures specifically for students, participation addresses persistence, retention and completion as well as a number of other metrics commonly used to determine students’ progress through the college. For employees, participation can encompass serving on a Shared Governance Council to retention, promotional and professional opportunities.

Source: Glossary of the Madison College Equity and Inclusion Plan

Librarian Coaches Who Can Help En Espanol

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Erika Linzner, MA-LIS
(608) 246-6659
User Support and Academic Technology Librarian

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Brandon Whisenhunt, MA
(608) 243-4895
Libraries & Academic Support Partner
Metro Campuses
United States Veteran

May: Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

U.S. History: Japanese-American Internment during WWII

                  Image: Japanese American family photographed by Dorothea Lange        
            Photograph by Dorothea Lange   

Dorothea Lange’s Censored Photographs of FDR’s Japanese Concentration Camps
Japanese-American Incarceration During World War II
(Educator Resources from the National Archives, includes primary sources)

Japanese American Internment During World War II
(Digital Public Library of America, includes teaching guide)

The Injustice of Japanese-American Internment
Camps Resonates Strongly to This Day

(Smithsonian magazine article, includes
photos from Dorothea Lange)

Feature Film: The Farewell


The Farewell (2019)


In this funny, heartfelt story, Billi’s (Awkwafina) family returns to China under the
guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to their beloved matriarch—
the only person that doesn’t know she only has a few weeks to live. Golden Globe 
winner for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.
Official Selection at the Sundance Film Festival

(Streaming film available via Films On Demand,
Madison College username and password required for access).


Books from Madison College Libraries

This guide has been designed to provide information on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I).  It was created and is maintained by a team of staff members from the Libraries and Student Achievement Centers. This team was formed in July 2020 and supports the College strategies of providing a safe, inclusive and representative space for students and staff.  Here you will find resources about activities and efforts at Madison College, in our local communities, and nationally. You may find links to and information about educational and training resources, as well as materials for personal growth.