2018-19 Multicultural Groups and Diversity-Related Organizations

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


Contact: Stephany Pichola heydi.s.pichola@lawrence.edu
Description: Alianza is an organization focused on bringing awareness to the social/political issues domestic and international Latin@ students face both on campus and in the world through educative workshops and events. We consider ourselves a support group on this campus, where Latin@ students can meet to discuss and express ideas, concerns, and issues related to their culture and identity as students and Latin@s.
All Is One! Empowering Young Women of Color (AIO)
Contact: Crystal Bailey (Advisor) crystal.t.bailey@lawrence.edu
Description: 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. We want to promote the love, togetherness, and support women should have for each other.
Black Student Union (BSU)
Contact: Adjedmaa Ali adjedmaa.ali@lawrence.edu and Shaun Brown ryshaun.brown@lawrence.edu
Description: 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: Empowering LGBTQ People of Color
Contact: Taylor Blackson taylor.a.blackson@lawrence.edu and Clara Marker clara.j.marker@lawrence.edu
Description: Colores: Empowering LGBTQ People of Color serves students at the intersection of being people of color and LGBTQ.
LU Native Americans (LUNA)
Contact: Taneya Garcia taneya.s.garcia@lawrence.edu
Description: 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.
Pan- Asian Organization (PAO)
Contact: Keyla Higa keyla.v.higa@lawrence.edu and Lisa Tran lisa.tran@lawrence.edu
Description: Pan- Asian Organization aims to promote Asian awareness on campus and support Asians and Asian Americans in leadership development, empowerment and social involvement. We will achieve these goals by hosting educational events, community activities, philanthropy work and discussion forums.