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Student Diversity & Social Justice News

Student Diversity & Social Justice (SDSJ) engages with the campus community to provide co-curricular multicultural, international, and social justice programming and operates the Center for Social Justice.

Current Student Diversity & Social Justice News

A UNLV student tour guide leads a group of Clark County School District students on a tour of UNLV's campus.
Business and Community | February 14, 2019

Nearly 300 local high school juniors visit UNLV during annual recruitment event.

Gold Butte National Monument Petroglyphs
Business and Community | June 22, 2017

Sociology-based program connects students to community issues and social justice causes.

Student Diversity & Social Justice In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 24, 2017

A UNLV group is hosting “UndocuWeek,” offering legal and health information and networking and advocacy opportunities to undocumented students.

Recent Student Diversity & Social Justice Accomplishments

December 2, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered a presentation on the importance of diversity and inclusion in K-12 schools, along with ways to implement social justice education in the classroom.  The presentation was given at the annual Career Day held at Kit Carson International Academy.
November 19, 2019
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) recently co-presented two sessions at the 2019 Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference. They were "The Theoretical Engagements of Scholarship on Queer and Trans People in Higher Education: A Look at the Last Ten Years" (research paper) "Remaining Logic: A Queer of Color...
November 12, 2019
Romeo Jackson, Alex Romero, Kayla Tanaid (all Student Diversity & Social Justice) recently completed a 60-hour financial coaching training through Opportunity Alliance Nevada in partnership with  Supporting Our Students (S.O.S.) Emergency Relief Fund program. 
November 7, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) and Sarah Kutten (University of Oregon) presented at the Western Regional Conference of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The topic was "#WhileBlack: Cultivating Black Student Development through Supervision, Advising, and Student Engagement."
October 14, 2019
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity and Social Justice) recently co-authored a peer-reviewed article with Alex C. Lange & Antonio Duran in the Journal of College Student Development titled "The State of LGBT and Queer Research in Higher Education Revisited: Current Academic Houses and Future Possibilities."
October 1, 2019
Anabel Chavva (Service Learning and Leadership), Kevin Wright (Student Diversity and Social Justice), Cecil Yeckes (Sociology) Theresa Butler (Urban Studies), and Zarria Benniefield (Engineering) were part of a panel hosted by the HOPE Scholars Program and Faculty Center last month. Panel members discussed ways to support students who are...