2021-2022 Multicultural Groups and Diversity-Related Organizations

Please note that the descriptions listed below were provided by campus life.

 

Alianza LogoAlianza
Meeting Time: Weekly Wednesdays @ 8:00 PM.
Location: Diversity and Intercultural Center
Contact: Luis Benitez benitezl@lawrence.edu
Alianza is an organization open to everyone focused on bringing awareness to the social/political issues Latinx students face both on campus and in the world through educative workshops, and events. We consider ourselves a support group on this campus, where Latinx students can meet to discuss and express ideas, concerns, and issues related to their culture and identity as students and Latinxs.
 
 
All Is One! Empowering Young Women of Color (AIO)
Meeting Time: Events will be announced as they occur.
Contact: LaDora Thomas thomasla@lawrence.edu
The purpose of A.I.O. is to help bring attention and awareness to young women of color on campus. We strive to unite these women on campus to have a greater voice and display the diversity that is present on campus. We strive to promote love, togetherness, and provide the support that Women Of Color need and should have from each other.
 
 
BSU logoBlack Student Union (BSU)
Meeting Time: Weekly Thursdays @ 6:00 PM.
Location: Sankofa House
Contact: Amaka Uduh uduhu@lawrence.edu 
Imani Williams williami@lawrence.edu  
Black Student Union is an organization committed to promoting cultural diversity and unity. We focus on creating a sense of belonging for our members and educating the wider campus on issues of social justice, mainly concerning minorities. Although our focus is social activism and addressing political, economic, and social issues that affect ethnic minorities, we welcome any Lawrence student regardless of sex, religion, or race.
 
Colores LogoColores: Empowering Queer Students
Meeting Time: Weekly Thursdays @ 7:00 PM.
Location: Memorial Hall 114
COLORES is an organization committed to serving, empowering, and supporting queer students on campus while also educating the larger Lawrence community on related issues. We are dedicated to embracing and celebrating our members’ identities while providing an inclusive space to Lawrentians who are passionate about the queer community.
 
 
Lawrence University Disability Group (LUDWiG)
Meeting Time: Weekly Tuesdays @ 1:00 PM.
Location: Memorial Hall 114 or Google Meets
To foster the inclusion and equity of disabled individuals at Lawrence by establishing a self-sustaining platform providing mentorship, education, and equitable access, with the goal of empowering disabled individuals to be fully engaged members of the Lawrence community.
 
 
Lawrence Enhancing Diversity in the Sciences (LEDS)
Meeting Time: Weekly Fridays @ 4:30 PM.
Location: 3rd Floor Steitz Bio Suite
Contact: Subin Cheong subin.cheong@lawrence.edu
Lawrentians Enhancing Diversity in Sciences (L.E.D.S.) is a group of students, staff, and faculty members working to create a community within the natural and social sciences that welcomes diverse perspectives and where open and honest dialogue is encouraged. Any students taking courses in the social and natural sciences who would like to help the Lawrence community become more inclusive in its approaches and aware of diversity
                                                                           issues in education and learning are welcome to join the group. We sponsor social events,
                                                                           academic discussions, and listen to student and faculty concerns.
 
 
LU Native Americans (LUNA)
Meeting Time: Weekly Thursdays @ 7:00 PM.
Location: Memorial Hall 105
Contact: Taneya Garcia garciat@lawrence.edu
Lawrence University Native American Organization (LUNA) is an open group to all Lawrence students and community members interested in Native American/Indigenous cultures, issues, and relations. We will promote awareness about Native American/Indigenous cultures through education, in addition to being a support group for the students that identify as Native American/Indigenous.
 
 
PAO logoPan- Asian Organization (PAO)
Meeting Time: Biweekly Thursdays @ 5:00 PM.
Location: Memorial Hall 105
Pan-Asian Organization aims to be a supportive and empowering network for those who identify within the Asian community. We also aim to assist and uplift fellow student organizations. We will achieve these goals through platforms such as educational events, collaborative work, discussion forums, etc. Anybody is welcome to join our organization as we focus to create a more inclusive community on campus.