Welcome to the President's Advisory Council on Minorities Website.

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PACM's Charge

The President's Advisory Council on Minorities (PACM) is charged to advise the President and the Provost on diversity issues, assess current policies, develop strategic action plans, and suggest programs and policies to help realize racial inclusion, promote cultural sensitivity, and build a broadly diverse community university wide. The PACM will work to promote information sharing and encourage cooperation among the various university offices and programs engaged in diversity efforts on campus


  • 2/12/2016: "Case Convening" 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Mandel Center on 11402 Bellflower Road: Members of the campus community are invited for a discussion on systematic racism, police control, politics and healing. For More information, contact Amanda King.
  • 2/15/2016: Ainissa G. Ramirez, Phd, Community Lecture - 4:00 pm - 6:00pm: Think[box] 11202 Cedar Avenue in the mall lobby space Lecture from 4 to 5:30 pm and book signing from 5:30 to 6pm. Sponsored by the Alianza Latina/Latino Alliance.
  • 2/16/2016: Toni Morrison Read-In - 12 noon to 1:00 pm - Writers House (Bellflower Hall) - The event will be heald in celebration of the Nobel Laureate's 85th birthday and is sponsored by the English Department. Feel free to bring your favorite book or passage.
  • 2/26/2016: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Essay Contest Reception - 4:00 pm - Kelvin Smith Library
  • 2/29/2016: Power of Diversity Lecture Series - 4:30 pm - Tinkham Veale University - Ballroom A, - CNN Political Contributor & Professor of African American Studies Marc Lamont Hill, PhD
  • 3/22/2016: Power of Diversity Lecture Series - 3:00 pm - Tinkham Veale University - Ballroom A, - "Concubines, Courtesans, Poets and Slaves: Music and Politics in the Medieval Islamic Courts" Lisa Nielson, PhD, Anisfield-Wolf Sages Fellow Lecturer, Dept. of Music, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 4/7/2016: Power of Diversity Lecture Series - 3:00 pm - Tinkham Veale University - Ballroom A, - "Managing Diverse Relationships via Emotional Intelligence" Melvin L. Smith, PhD,Associate Professor, Weatherhead School of Management

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