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The Social Work Council provides a forum for communication with faculty and staff, and organizes educational, service and social action activities to enhance student involvement and cohesion.

Our Students & Scholars Networks bring together students, faculty and staff with a specific identity for community and support. In 2022 – 23, Latinx, Black, APIDA, and LGBTQIA+ networks are active.

  • APIDA Students & Scholars Networks: Shetal Vohra-Gupta or Yuanjin Zhou.
  • Black Students & Scholars Networks: Starla Simmons
  • Latinx Students & Scholars Networks: Mercedes Hernandez or Yolanda Padilla
  • LGBTQIA+ Students & Scholars Networks: Sarah Sloan or Tanya Voss

Our student -developed and -led affinity groups are designed to support students with shared identities in having safe and healing conversations and experiences without faculty or staff present. In 2022 – 2023, groups are available for students in recovery and students who identify as Asian American, Pacific Islander or Desi American.

Our Student Task Force is a student-led organization that works to build a genuine culture of equity and inclusion by promoting anti-racist and anti-colonial policies and practices.

EJET (Environmental, Justice and Ecotherapy Student Organization) seeks to  to promote awareness, engagement and action around ecotherapy practices and environmental justice issues. The organization hosts speakers on the topics, facilitate workshops, and attend relevant events in the community.

People of Color Keeping Everyone Tight (P.O.C.K.E.T.) is a space of support for individuals who identify as people of color within the Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

The Philanthropy Education Program (PEP) educates and trains students on development topics such as fundraising, donor cultivation, event planning and stewardship.