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Imago DEI - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Latin for Image of God, Imago DEI sets the standard for our community to aspire to reflect the image of God in each interaction with a Christ-like spirit of respect for others as fellow image-bearers. Imago DEI provides resources, training and opportunities to learn to value our differences.

Stu­dents and DEI

Join a group of students who explore together godly ways to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion on OC's campus.

Ariel look at campus from Mabee Center

Human Resources DEI

Our commitment to DEI in hiring & training

Leading Voices

Recognized leaders who speak about DEI topics offer valuable insights.

Lunch & Learn

Faculty and staff teach and learn about specific DEI topics each month.

Identifying Bias

14 micro lessons to identify and respond to unconscious bias

Book Clubs

God transforms us into his image by renewing our minds.

DEI book clubs learn, explore and discuss diversity, equity and inclusion alongside other OC community members. You will gain insight into the ideas and experiences of others while sharing your own interpretation of the texts. DEI book clubs will consume and discuss books like:

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby

The Cross and the Lynching Tree by Dr. James H. Cone

Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond

The Myth of Equality: Uncovering the Roots of Injustice and Privilege by Ken Wytsma

Shattering the Illusion: How African American Churches of Christ Moved from Segregation to Independence by Wes Crawford

White Fragility by Dr. Robin DiAngelo

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