2019-20 Multicultural Groups and Diversity-Related Organizations

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

 

Alianza LogoAlianza
Contact: Stephany Pichola heydi.s.pichola@lawrence.edu
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: Hyland Alexis Flores hyland.a.flores@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. We want to promote the love, togetherness, and support women should have for each other.
 
BSU logoBlack Student Union (BSU)
Contact: Adjedmaa Ali adjedmaa.ali@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.
 
organization logoBrother to Brother, A Men of Color Empowerment Organization
Contact: Papo (Carlos A.) Morales carlos.a.morales@lawrence.edu
The mission of BROTHER TO BROTHER, A Men Of Color Empowerment Organization is to establish a multicultural brotherhood, cultivate leadership, and provide service and advocacy for our communities by establishing a safe space, dismantling preconceived notions and mobilizing our brothers to powerfully engage in the Lawrence Community. Our three pillars
                                                                are brotherhood, leadership, and service.                    
 
Colores LogoColores: Empowering LGBTQ People of Color
Contact: Taylor Blackson taylor.a.blackson@lawrence.edu and Clara Marker clara.j.marker@lawrence.edu
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
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 LogoPan- Asian Organization (PAO)
Contact: Keyla Higa keyla.v.higa@lawrence.edu and Barrah Shamoon barrah.k.shamoon@lawrence.edu
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.