Four Front Minority Student Leaders Council is the voice of minoritized communities at Mizzou. This group is composed of student representatives Legion of Black Collegians, Asian American Association, Association of Latino/a American Students and Four Directions. Together, Four Front is creating a more inclusive campus at Mizzou by ensuring the voices of underrepresented communities are heard. Find out how you can impact diversity and inclusion at Mizzou by contacting us.
The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center (GOBCC) is dedicated to providing social and educational programs that reflect the history, heritage and culture of the African Diaspora for all students. We strive to make the University of Missouri a more inclusive and welcoming environment for diverse populations through education, outreach and collaboration and serving as a home away from home. Call or stop by the center to explore paid and volunteer opportunities, meet new people and get involved.
Join Mizzou’s only LGBTQ talk radio show on Tuesdays from noon–1 p.m. Come into the LGBTQ Resource Center for a listen party, or take in the show on KCOU 88.1 FM or online at kcou.fm from the comfort of your own home.
As the Black student government at Mizzou, the Legion of Black Collegians (LBC) takes pride in working to develop a lasting appreciation of social, moral, intellectual and cultural values that will uplift the Black student. We are the leading voice on campus working to eradicate ignorance and promote positive change through education, motivation and advocacy for Black students at Mizzou. Attend an LBC senate meeting to see how you can become an active member.
The goal of the LGBTQ Resource Center is to educate about, support and advocate for sexual and gender minorities at MU. We do this through advising student organizations, hosting the InsideOUT radio show, sharing resources through our center and library, and holding programs throughout the year such as Coming Out Week, Transgender Awareness Week and Pride Month. Our center is open to everyone. Paid and volunteer opportunities are available.
The Mizzou Black Men’s Initiative (MBMI) is a leadership development program provided by the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. We understand that leaving home can be challenging, and our program is intended to assist in the successful transition of Black freshman males into the collegiate environment. Three pillars guide the program’s operation: support, development and involvement.
The Multicultural Center is proud to be a safe and comfortable space for students of all identities and backgrounds. As a place for identity exploration and reclamation, we work to address the needs of underrepresented populations, providing a safe outlet and place to understand and explore different identities. Paid and volunteer opportunities are available.
Multicultural-based organizations include historically Latino, Latina and Asian sororities and fraternities with multicultural diversity and membership. Although some of these organizations are cultural- or identity-based, they are not identity-exclusive, and chapters are open to individuals of all identities and backgrounds.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is a coalition of the nine historically African-American Greek-letter fraternities and sororities. The organization boasts a diverse membership comprised of students, celebrities, corporate, political and community leaders. For over seventy-five years, members of the constituent Greek-letter organizations of NPHC have convened to discuss and address issues of mutual concern. The collective social and economic power of the NPHC has been a major source of change for the African-American community in America since its inception.
The Social Justice Symposium is a one-day conference designed to create conversation around three core aspects of social justice: awareness, advocacy and activism. The conference includes a keynote speaker, lunch, and multiple breakout sessions that could address topics like ethnicity, culture, multiculturalism, women’s advocacy, LGBTQ advocacy, gender, ability, serving our veteran student population, and sustainability.
The Women’s Center offers services, resources, events, programs and opportunities for involvement. Open to all gender identities, the Women’s Center is a safe space to do homework, make new friends, meet with old friends, indulge in a nap, learn more about social justice, engage in meaningful conversation, and so much more!
The Women’s Leadership Conference coincides with Women’s History Month and is designed to bring students and female leaders from mid-Missouri together to discuss the past, present, and future of women’s leadership on a global level. The conference is built upon four pillars: networking, education, empowerment and diversity.