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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

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Campus News | June 18, 2020

Video from Student Diversity and Social Justice will mark holiday commemorating the end of slavery.

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.

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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

August 11, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered the keynote address at Sigma Sigma Rho & Delta Epsilon Psi national convention titled "Resisting Policing Logics in Higher Education and Coalition Building". 
July 30, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) participated as a panelist in the "Navigating Racial Trauma for Black Identifying Clients and Clinicians" event facilitated by the Psychology Diversity Committee at Roosevelt University this month.
July 29, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Antonio Duran of Auburn University, and Alex C. Lange of the University of Iowa published an article in the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. The article is titled "The Theoretical Engagements of Scholarship on LGBQT+ People in Higher Education" A Look at Research Published Between...
July 29, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) completed certification in Post-Crisis Leadership as part of the inaugural cohort facilitated by the office of corporate training and professional education in the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida.
June 29, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Devin Williams of UNR, Lisa Gilbert of CSN, and Vincent Nava of Nevada State served as panelists for a program hosted by the Nevada treasurer's office focusing on financial literacy, education, and assistance resources when preparing to pursue post-secondary education. The program, "College at...
June 26, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Nathan Nguyen of Western Michigan University, Vanessa Gonzalez-Siegel of Columbia University, and Mycall Akeem Riley of DePaul University prestented "Intersectional Interventions: Supporting Queer and Trans Students of Color" for Connection 2020: An NCORE Experience.