Through advocacy, education, empowerment and support services, the Multicultural Center at Montclair State University aims to establish and sustain community, develop leadership opportunities, and create a campus environment inclusive and supportive of students of color. The Multicultural Center operates with an intersectional lens.
- To advocate, at an individual and systems level, on issues of racial and ethnic inequality and injustice.
- To build community amongst students of color across ethnic and cultural lines.
- To provide a safe space for students of color to hold discussions.
- To promote cross-cultural discussion and connection.
- To empower students of color to advocate for themselves and others.
- To recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of students of color.
- To educate the campus community about the issues facing students of color including racism, colorism and other forms of discrimination and oppression.
The Office for Social Justice and Diversity and the Multicultural Center address all forms of oppression and discrimination and promote an understanding of intersectionality, including but not limited to: age, body image, citizenship, class, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and/or expression, nationality, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and spirituality.
Location: Student Center Room 113D