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Dr. John W. Rice Diversity and Equity Award Ceremony

Nomination Form

All California community college districts and colleges are strongly encouraged to submit nominations for this prestigious honor. The Dr. John W. Rice Diversity & Equity Award honors district or college employees, programs and activities that have made the greatest contribution(s) toward the Vision for Success, diversity and student equity in the California Community Colleges. To submit nominations, follow the steps below:

  1. Filling out the nomination form.
  2. Attaching support letter(s).

Please limit completion of each nomination form to a maximum of two pages. A one- to two-minute edited video will be produced by the Chancellor's Office. This video will be shown at the award ceremony and posted on the Chancellor's Office website.

Please return your completed nomination form(s) no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018.

Completed nomination form(s) may be submitted by:

  1. Email to Rosa Estrada at (PDF or Word doc only)
  2. Dropbox ( will provide you with a folder link)
  3. Mail addressed to:
    California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
    Attn: Rosa Estrada
    1102 Q Street, Suite 4400
    Sacramento, CA 95811

The winner(s) will be honored at an award ceremony, which will take place on July 17, 2018 at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento.


If you have any questions, contact Rosa Estrada via email or phone: (916) 323-2759.
The Dr. John W. Rice Diversity & Equity Awards are proudly sponsored by The Foundation for California Community Colleges.
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