Discuss what affirmative action is, and why it is important to pursue it, as well as explaining the three types of affirmative action.
Explain how to create and use affirmative action plans.
Define reverse discrimination and how it relates to affirmative action.
Discuss arguments for and against affirmative action.
Explain the need for diversity, equity, multiculturalism and inclusion and give examples.
Assignments for Chapter 5:
Assignment #1-Read Chapter 5 carefully and completely.
Assignment #2-The most recent affirmative action case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court was the case of Students for Fair Admissions v, Harvard College and the University of North Carolina, No. 20–1199. Argued October 31, 2022—Decided June 29, 2023*. It involved admission to two colleges rather than employment, but it overturned prior court opinions regarding the affirmative action debate. Google this case or copy and paste this this link, Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and answer the rubric questions related to this case. This case is the most recent opinion on affirmative action, and may have far reaching effects for the overall affirmative issues in all areas, including employment, in the future, so be sure that you are aware of it.