Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Leadership for Social Change LLC

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The Leadership for Social Change Living-Learning Community is home to a diverse group of students who are committed to leadership development, and who see leadership as a collaborative process to promote social change. You will get to further develop your own leadership skills, explore your passions, and apply knowledge to have a positive impact on your community and the world. In addition, you will be able to form friendships with active, dedicated students through living together and participating in programs.
Staff Partner 
Dr. Shannon Howes, Director for Assessment and Assistant to the Vice President of Student Development
Academic Advisors
Joe Drake
Katrina Weizer

Sample Activities and Events

  • Attend campus programs focused on leadership and social justice
  • Have conversations about social change
  • Discuss multiple aspects of identity
  • Participate in a Loyola 360 Retreat for Learning Community students
  • Engage in values exploration activities
  • Enjoy excursions to visit museums and events in Chicago
  • Listen to the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Keynote Speaker
  • Attend The People's Institute (leadership and social justice weekend program at Loyola’s retreat center)
Required Courses 
Participants will be placed in specific UNIV 101 that corresponds with the LLC theme as well as one other core class.


General Questions? Email: LiveLearn@luc.edu