Equity and Diversity COVID Update

Coronavirus Update from the Office of Equity, Diversity and Special Programs

Pandemics such as Coronavirus can cause situations of legal consequence should they lead to intentional or unintended bias and discrimination. All members of the HCC community are reminded that HCC subscribes to Zero Tolerance for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Please pay close attention to the College’s alerts and notifications regarding official College actions in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. In addition, below is guidance for your use and information.

As a reminder of the college’s stance regarding discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, you may refer to the following links:

Finally, if you believe that you have been discriminated against in violation of HCC administrative rules, procedures, and policies, you should file an official complaint using the HCC Complaint Intake Form.  Upon completion, please scan and e-mail the complaint to Ms. Elina “Tina” Bivins, JD, MBA, who serves as Manager, Equity and Title IX at ebivins2@hccfl.edu/

For additional information or inquiry, you may contact Cheryl Seals Gonzalez, Chief Diversity Officer, 813.253.7043, via e-mail at cgonzalez159@hccfl.edu

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