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How can we mobilize students to build a more inclusive community?
humanities & arts community outreach social skills community engagement communications peer mentoring
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The students of today are the leaders of tomorrow. They could go on to become sought after judicial and medical professionals, impactful politicians, award-winning scientists, renowned educators, and so much more. No matter which profession a future leader seeks, it is important that they have a well-rounded view of the world around them. It is incredibly difficult to be an impactful individual in today’s society if you only socialize with others like you. Specifically, peers and mentors who are privileged enough to enjoy higher education. If we are to bridge the divide between the university educated and the community at large, the world needs leaders who can create a “sense of us” that extends beyond their circle.

 We are interested in your local perspectives and ideas for creating a strong need for students to connect with people from outside their typical social groups. The goal is to provide students with an opportunity for personal growth which allows for a worthwhile contribution to their community and those in it who they have never reached out to or interacted with. Therefore, we want to know w