The Speaker’s Voice

So You Want to Read About Race?

So You Want to Read About Race?

Over the past couple of years there has been an increase, in my life, of folks asking me for book recommendations. Almost always these requests are asking from the lens of anti-racism work and I am happy to oblige! On anyone’s anti-racism journey it is important to...

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Doing the Work of Nuance

Doing the Work of Nuance

Nuance is “a subtle distinction or variation.”  Effective communication between people that are joined by a mutual endeavor can ensure progress in whatever group we are involved in—Greek groups, student government, the campus or community at large.  In order to have...

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The Essential Conference Checklist

The Essential Conference Checklist

One of the most exciting parts of the spring semester is conference season! Whether you are attending your own organization’s leadership program or a conference like AFLV, NGLA, NACA, SGLA, these programs are great opportunities to understand how you can grow as a...

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Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Not All Heroes Wear Capes They say not all heroes wear capes. And they’re right. Heroes come in all forms. Some flashier than others. Some who look like you or me. Each unique in their own way. But the one thing all heroes have in common is their ability to stand up...

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Finding Your Stakeholders

Finding Your Stakeholders

In both our Finding Your Why and Council Surge Interactive Workshops, we talk about the importance of working with stakeholders. Stakeholders help us as leaders realize our potential, make meaning of our experiences, and achieve our goals. But, many times, we only...

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The Importance of a International Pronouns Day

The Importance of a International Pronouns Day

Hi, my name is Victoria Alexander, I use she/her/hers pronouns, and today is International Pronouns Day! International Pronouns Day began in 2018 and is celebrated on the third Wednesday of October. International Pronouns Day seeks to make respecting, sharing, and...

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