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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
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June: PRIDE Month

Happy Pride Month 2023


Library of Congress: About Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender and Queer Pride Month

Wisconsin Historical Society: LGBTQ+ History
(Includes information about prominent Wisconsin LGBTQ+ figures)

How Did the Rainbow Flag Become an LGBT Symbol?

(Thaddeus Morgan,

LGBTQ Resources from the New York Public Library
(Includes digital collections on the Stonewall Riots, AIDS epidemic,
Black LGBTQ history, photo collections and more.)

Short Film: Marsha P. Johnson: Transgender Activist


Marsha P. Johnson: Transgender Activist

Short animated film about Marsha P. Johnson, an important
LGBTQ activist, who was present at the Stonewall Riots in 1969. 
Part of the short animated film series Women and the American Story.

(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.