APITA is a coalition of California Asian Pacific Islander Community College Trustees and Administrators that serve to enhance educational opportunities for API community college students and professional development opportunities for API administrators.


Formally launched in 2014, APITA strives to promote and advocate to ensure Asian Pacific Islander students opportunity for access, retention, degrees, certificates, and promoting student success. We are dedicated to advocating for disaggregated student and employee data.


Read more in the APITA Bylaws


Thanks to the advocacy of the joint caucuses, CCC Apply will now include an expanded list of ethnic subcategories. Click here for the complete list of ethnic subcategories.

On June 18th, CCLC hosted a webinar to provide advocacy updates to members of the caucuses. Information about the state budget and legislation impacting community colleges was shared. A recording of the webinar is available here and also on the CCLC website.

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ACCT Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Presentation

ACCT CEO Noah Brown and Immediate Past President Emily Yim presented on the roles of boards in developing a leadership pipeline that is diverse, equitable and inclusive at the CCLC Trustees conference. Download the slides here.