VP of Diversity & Social Justice Announcements

VP Diversity & Social Justice releases mid-year progress report

posted Feb 11, 2013, 10:26 AM by sworley3@slu.edu

The Vice President of Diversity & Social Justice, Sean Worley, has released his mid-year progress report. The report outlines all Association efforts pertaining to diversity, inclusion, and social justice. 

Additionally, the report outlines future initiatives and further action steps on past initiatives. If you would like to become more involved with any of the outline efforts, or if you have an idea on how to improve the University's inclusion and social justice efforts, please contact Vice President Worley via sga.diversity@slu.edu.

Education Town Hall - The state of education in St. Louis and the US

posted Jan 27, 2013, 12:32 PM by sworley3@slu.edu   [ updated Jan 28, 2013, 7:52 PM ]

*The following is an announcement from the St. Louis Teach For America office. Any and all questions should be directed to Chanel Hampton via chanel.hampton@teachforamerica.org.* 

Do you care about the state of education? Have thoughts on the state of education? Tired of not hearing leaders talk about the state of education?



Wednesday February 6th @ 5:30-7:30 PM

Reception to follow and continue dialogue from 7:30-8:30 PM

WashU's Umrath Hall:Umrath Lounge

Follow this link for a campus map http://wustl.edu/community/visitors/maps/danforthmap.pdf


Come hear about and engage in dialogue around the state of education with educational leaders from St. Louis and beyond. Panelists include Tony Neal (President/CEO of Educational Equity Consultants), Maxine Clark (Founder/CEO of Build-a-Bear and WashU Board of Trustee Member), Dr. Art McCoy (Superintendent of Ferguson-Florissant School District), Brittany Packnett (WashU alumni, former Hill intern for U.S. Rep.William Lacy Clay, Executive Director of Teach For America-St. Louis), and more.


**This event is open to the public/open to all. Spread the word, bring a friend!**

College in Prison Program students publish literary journal

posted Aug 28, 2012, 10:03 AM by sworley3@slu.edu

Students participating in the College in Prison Program of Saint Louis University's Bonne Terre Campus have published their first literary journal, The Downtime Review

The journal is an anthology of poetry, narrative, essay, and various other forms of literature. All pieces included in the Review were written by students in the College in Prison Program. The journal was also edited and reviewed by students involved with the InsideOut Alliance - a student group current under probationary status of the Student Government Association. 

To learn more about the College in Prison Program, click here.

DLC now accepting applications for role of "Delegate" - Apply today!

posted Aug 27, 2012, 8:06 AM by sworley3@slu.edu   [ updated Aug 27, 2012, 8:06 AM ]

The Diversity Leadership Cabinet, a committee of the Student Government Association, is current taking applications for the role of "Delegate" for the 2012-2013 academic year. Delegates are responsible for representing the larger Saint Louis University student body on issues regarding diversity, inclusion and social justice. 

To learn more about DLC click here

If you are interested in serving as a DLC Delegate, please complete the online application found here. Applications will be available until Friday, August 31 at 9pm

Any and all questions should be addressed to Sean Worley, Vice President of Diversity & Social Justice, via sga.diversity@slu.edu

Live the Oath: Human Dignity, Action Plan developed

posted Apr 29, 2012, 11:27 PM by sworley3@slu.edu

After the Live the Oath: Human Dignity event, sponsored by DLC and the President's Diversity Council, a list of student concerns was created. This list was then evaluated and an action plan for addressing those concerns has been formed. These concerns will be addressed by members of DLC, PDC and SGA. 

The action plan is attached to this announcement. 

If there are any questions about these initiatives or if you would like to become involved with the resolution of these concerns, please email Vice President of Diversity and Social Justice Kripa Sreepada, via ksreepa1@slu.edu. 

What do you want changed?

posted Feb 7, 2012, 7:48 PM by sworley3@slu.edu

DLC - What do you want changed?

Live the Oath - Brian Conklin

posted Feb 5, 2012, 10:00 PM by sworley3@slu.edu

Live the Oath - Brian Conklin

Check out how Brian Conklin, captain of the Billiken Men's basketball team, lives out the Oath!

Spirit of the Oath - We Need Your Help!

posted Jan 29, 2012, 9:48 PM by sworley3@slu.edu

The SGA executive board has made a commitment to providing more resources and going after projects that provide a campus encouraged by the Oath of Inclusion.  These projects include more services for pregnant and parenting students, more opportunities for students with disabilities, more translated documents for international students, better flexibility in the academic schedules of members of military, a community free from sexual assault, more dietary diversity, more opportunities for interfaith retreats and gatherings, more awareness on resources available to students regardless of socioeconomic status, and a more transparent speaker approval process that can challenge our world views.  If you are interested in any of these projects or have another one to offer, please contact Kripa Sreepada at ksreepa1@slu.edu.  We need your help to get this done!

DLC seeks campus feedback

posted Jan 29, 2012, 8:17 PM by sworley3@slu.edu

The Diversity Leadership Cabinet has developed a form that can be utilized by students to voice concerns regarding any Diversity and Inclusion issues on campus. This form will be monitored by members of the cabinet and all concerns will be responded to in a timely manner. Click here to use the form to voice your concerns today. 

DLC to host dialogue series

posted Dec 31, 2011, 11:17 AM by sworley3@slu.edu

Under the leadership of Kripa Sreepada and Adriana Black, the Diversity Leadership Cabinet has formed a dialogue series that will take place in the Cross Cultural Center each night at 7pm, from November 28th to December 8th. This series comes from the belief that there is no issue too large that cannot be addressed when people gather and discuss in a safe and honest environment. Please try to attend as many dialogues as possible!

  • Oppression Across CulturesNov. 28 (SLU Solidarity With Palestine, SLU Jews, and SLU NAACP)
  • Immigration Through the Ages and Faces, Nov. 29 (International Student Federation, Irish-American Student Guild, Hispanic American Leadership Organization, Italian Club, Filipino Student Association, and Asian American Association)
  • Causes of AIDS in Developing Countries, Nov. 30 (Indian Student Association and Keep A Child Alive)
  • Save the Blue Planet, Dec. 1 (Just Earth and OneWorld)
  • Parenthood as a Student, Dec. 5 (Students for Life and UNA)
  • U.S. & Korea: Race and Culture in the 21st Century, Dec. 6 (Korean Student Association and Political Round Table)
  • The Impact of Culture on Coming OutDec. 7th (Black Student Alliance, Students United for Africa, and Rainbow Alliance)
  • Interfaith Service in STLDec. 8th (United Way, Alpha Phi Omega, Muslim Students' Association, Knights of Columbus, InterFaith Alliance, and Hindu Students Community)

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