Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups

Our office supports various historical marginilized identities through the creation of affinity groups. These groups provide a space for students, staff and faculty to speak on specific issues and modes of enlightenment that impact identity. 

TEMPLE WOMEN OF COLOR (TU-WoC)

Mission

Temple Women of Color (TU-WoC) seeks to engage, enrich, and broaden an understanding and awareness of diversity through shared experiences as women, regardless of culture, religious belief, or vocation.

TU-WOC is open to all individuals who share its mission and support opportunities for social networking and shared cultural engagement and expression.

Types of Programming

TU-WoC offers opportunities for scholarly, synergistic, and organic “Sister Circles” through activities including:

  • Brown Bags (Women with Purpose)
  • Cross-Cultural events
  • Book Club (Women of Dimensions)
  • Special Projects

PRIDE PROFESSIONAL NETWORK (PPN)

Mission

The Pride Professional Network seeks to engage, advocate, enrich and provide visibility and awareness of gender and sexuality inclusion through shared experiences of faculty and staff members that identify within the LGBTQIA+ community.

Goals

The Pride Professional Network is designed to bring together individuals that have a focus towards increasing the awareness, visibility, and advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Types of Programming

  • Social Networking Events
  • Critical Dialogues & Conversations
  • Involvement with National Coming Out Week
  • Partnership Opportunities with Safe Zone