Celebrating Success: Malika Bratton's Selection for ARLI

Jan 08

In a noteworthy achievement, Malika Bratton has earned a spot in the Aspiring Radical Leaders Institute (ARLI), a statewide, two-year professional development program. A dedicated advocate for change and diversity, Malika's acceptance into ARLI aligns with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Vision for Success Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) goal.

ARLI, recognized for its commitment to fostering transformative leadership, aims to boost diversity among faculty and staff in the community college system. The institute seeks individuals with a passion for dismantling structures that perpetuate systemic racism. Out of a competitive pool of 67 applicants, Malika's selection as one of the 25 participants showcases her dedication to disrupting status quo structures.

This achievement marks a significant milestone for Malika and the RCC community. Cheers of "Job well done, Malika!" resonate, celebrating her selection as a collective success in advancing inclusivity and equity within the educational landscape. As she prepares to embark on this two-year journey, Malika's acceptance into ARLI heralds a promising chapter not only for her professional growth but also for the broader impact she is poised to make within the community college system.