In 2014 student leadership within the Associated Students of Diablo Valley College
(ASDVC) and Diversity Affairs Committee (DAC), identified a need for more inclusive
campus space for students. With a committed, steady effort in partnership with the
College, the Multicultural Center was developed and implemented.
The MCC provides an inclusive space to promote dialogue, advocacy and solidarity within
a social justice framework while encouraging positive interaction and growth among
students, staff faculty, and the community at large.
MCC Mission Statement and Values
The Multicultural Center shall promote all of the following core values, with an emphasis
on social justice and cross cultural empathy and solidarity.
1. Social Justice:
MCC shall promote equality and make effort to end oppression especially in areas of
gender, ethnicity, class, disability, age, sexual orientation and spiritual faith.
2. Cross Cultural Empathy and Solidarity:
MCC shall promote understanding and appreciation of all cultures. MCC shall also embrace
communication between different cultures and unification through mutual respect.
3. Student leadership:
MCC shall promote opportunities for students to practice leadership. MCC shall also
promote collaboration between students, clubs, organizations, staff and faculty.
4. Freedom of expression:
MCC shall embrace expression of diverse cultures, backgrounds and opinions.
MCC's activities shall be environmental friendly and executed with long-term goals
and implications in mind.
6. Community Building:
MCC shall promote relationship-building to form an inclusive, connected and inviting
7. Academic Outreach:
MCC shall support academic discussions and learning around but not limited to social
The Multicultural Center is located in the lower level of the Student Union Building,