PACC Resolution to Defund APD

Download: PACC Defunding APD Resolution

Main Takeaways:

  • We think it would be more beneficial to the community if the City of Austin took $100 million dollars away from the police and gave it to community organizations and social services.


Response to Dean Evans Letter on George Floyd’s Death

Main Takeaways:

  • The administration must meet with PACC students to discuss the racial climate at LBJ and further action which can be taken to improve the student experience for people of color.
  • Create and promote anti-racist programming/webinars/educational series that addresses the entire LBJ Student Body outside of the work that the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy is already doing.
  • Provide a diversity, equity, and inclusion mini-course for incoming students during orientation.
  • Immediately implement the suggestions made from the faculty and students on the Faculty DEI Committee.


Anonymous Comments from Survey from Letter of Solidarity

Download: Anonymized Comments

Main takeaways:

  • These issues span generations and began at LBJ’s inception and systematically continue until now


2020 LBJ Student Wages Report

Download: Student Wages Policy Report June 2020

Main takeaways:

  • LBJ students aren’t paid in an equitable and fair way as compared to students in other departments


GPAC Resolution to Create D&I Position and Committee

Download: Bill 20-03_ Creating GPAC D&I Officer and Cmte. (1) (1)

Main Takeaways:

  • creates D&I position and committee


PACC Request for Funding 2020

Main Takeaways:

  • The administration must add a team of paid student assistants under the D&I chair
  • There must be a concerted effort to recruit students of color and black students starting by funding the paying finishing the class of 2015 PACC Alumni Fund which would create a fellowship for students of BIPOC


PACC 2020 Proposal for GPS Curriculum Reform 

Download: 2020 Proposal for GPS Curriculum Change

Main Takeaways:

  • Students in GPS want a course that touches on Race, Gender and Sexuality to Match the MPaff Pilot
  • Long Term Goal should be Core Course addition
  • Short Term Goal should be a 70/30 ration of non-male, non-white, and non-western actors in GPS syllabi


PACC Proposal for Orientation Reform 2020 

Download: Draft Proposal for DEI Session at Orientation

Main Takeaways:

  • Sample guides and exercises about how to run an orientation that includes Allyship, Anti-Racism, and that touches on gender, race and sexuality.

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