Loyola students can apply for multiple leader positions in SDMA by submitting one application. All selected SDMA Leaders will join a specific team which is composed of STARS Mentors, STARS Interns, LUCES Scholars, Brothers for Excellence (B4E) Mentors, Empowerment Pipeline Interns, and LGBTQIA (Q) Scholars.
This SDMA-led conference aims to provide workshops, performances, and educational sessions that are focused on the experience of various social identities across higher education. Presenter proposals and registration due February 23rd.
Share the Dream Undocumented Student Ally Training is a two-hour workshop offered to students, staff, and faculty who seek to foster a welcoming and safe space for undocumented students and/or students from mixed-status families with one or more parents who are undocumented. Sign up now for Spring 2018 Training dates!
Does your department or organization want Diversity and Inclusion training? Click this link to request workshops in topics such as: Social justice foundations, allyship, microagressions, or socioeconomic oppression.
The results of November's Presidential and Nationwide elections have left many within the SDMA and Rambler community feeling exhausted, fearful, upset, and uncertain. Trust that the staff of our department continue to be here for you. Come by the office to process, to heal, to find comfort among classmates and colleagues who affirm you as you are. The fight for social justice is far from over; however the time for attending to your well-being is now. SDMA asks that you also keep us and all peoples engaged in advocacy & inclusion in your prayers.
Further, we wanted to provide a few post-election resources to you. Please click on this post to access the resources through the LUC Box folder. You will find a resource guide, directory of mental and health providers in Chicago-land area, and the Lurie Children's Hospital post-election support fact sheet. READ MORE
Learn more about the individual staff and students serving on the R.A.W. 2016-17 Committee. These individuals are going above and beyond their positions to serve the SDMA and larger Loyola community through R.A.W. The R.A.W. staff and student guides are responsible for facilitating seven workshops for White-identified students seeking to explore topics of privilege, power, oppression, allyship, and social change. Click here to learn more about these individuals and their reason for working with R.A.W. READ MORE
As we live out the legacy of Saint Ignatius Loyola, we are committed to providing accurate information and resources for current and prospective undocumented students, their families, and allies. Learn more about undocumented students’ access to higher education, safe spaces and enrollment at LUC. LEARN MORE