Advocacy

The Advocacy Committee aims to strengthen the diverse and inclusive community at Carnegie Mellon. Our mission is to create an atmosphere in which every student feels supported and able to succeed. The Advocacy Committee puts a special emphasis on enhancing the experience of those a part of underrepresented communities, such as students of color, LGBTQ+ students, and first-generation students. The Committee also focuses on sexual assault and relationship violence prevention. The committee is open to any undergraduate student who is interested in our work.

Chair: Roshni Mehta
Meeting Time: Mondays 5:00-6:00 pm (Senate Office, CUC 333)

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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Documents

Current Initiatives

The Diversity White Paper, which advocates for the creation of the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, was started in Spring 2016. In the paper we will propose structural solutions to the marginalization of students apart of historically oppressed communities.
Response written to advocate for DACA recipients on campus.
Weekly dorm programming sessions about that dissect the culture around sexual assault and relationship violence. Sessions are a discussion of a piece of media or popular culture, such as a clip from a movie or a song.
Booth as Fresh Check Day. Students can write what they think healthy relationships look like and take a picture to post on social media
Weekly conversations in the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion. Topics include art as activism, multiculturalism, and spirituality & faith.
Recommendations for comprehensive sexual assault prevention training for Greek organizations