Trotter Multicultural Center

Inclusive student leadership programming at Trotter focuses on developing leaders who recognize and address the nuances of individual identities through their leadership informed by their understanding of multiculturalism and social justice.  Through courses and retreats in the Fall and Winter semesters, this program seeks to enhance students' leadership skills and knowledge and capacity for:

  • Empathy

  • Critical Consciousness 

  • Commitment to Justice

  • Equity in Purpose

  • Value of Collective Action

  • Controversy with Courage

  • Coalescence

If you are interested in being involved in Inclusive Student Leadership Programming please email Priscila Papias at 


2021-2022 Academic Year Events

Fall Semester 2021

SW 300 DECLARE:  Social Justice Retreat

DECLARE is a two day retreat that will allow you to dive deeply into thinking about your identities, your social justice work, and how you can work to implement change. The retreat is open to all declared CASC minors, and students who have met with a CASC advisor and plan to declare the minor. Students interested in registering for the course should contact the CASC office at


2020-2021 Academic Year Events

Fall Semester 2020

SW 300 Declare: A Social Justice Retreat

The course is a two-day intensive learning experience for students to gain knowledge and skills to advance a social justice vision and promote transformative change and action. Through critical reflection, interactive activities and guest lectures, students will engage core leadership qualities. Visit the website to learn more about the course.

2019-2020 Academic Year Events

Lenses of Leadership: Social Action and Transformation for Student Leaders
The discussion and workshop provided an opportunity for students to connect with fellow student leaders and work towards creating a shared vision of inclusivity on campus, as well as promote leadership skills and knowledge to assist students in making change. 
Date: October 29, 2019
Location: Multipurpose Room, Trotter Multicultural Center

Where Your Student Leadership Will Take You 
Date: March 10, 2020
Location: Sankofa Lounge, Trotter Multicultural Center

We'll be adding information soon about our upcoming programs! Be sure to check in periodically for updates.