Diversity & Social Justice Education

Multicultural Programming, Diversity and Social Justice Education

Ally Development – Our Ally Development & Appreciation events give our allies the chance to meet and mingle, to share their stories of support, to obtain new resources and guidance, and to hear from one of our campus, or greater Columbia area partners.

Cultural and Heritage Month Celebrations – OMSA celebrates five heritage months and several focused weeks of programming throughout the academic year. These include Black History Month, Social Justice Awareness Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, LGBTQ History Month, and Native American History Month.

Diversity Dialogue Series – A program that educates the campus community on issues related to diversity, social justice and multiculturalism on a predominantly white campus.

Diversity Retreat – This weekend-long retreat will focus on diversity and leadership. Participants will examine the meaning of social change and develop an action plan to bring back to their community.

Empower Multicultural Lunch & Learns – A program designed to engage across identifies regarding critical issues regarding multicultural competencies.

The Social Justice Program (SJP) – a certificate program that enhances the diversity and social justice knowledge of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who participate in the program.