Student organizations focused on advocacy are committed to educating on and supporting people and communities who face adversity.
Contact: Mary Smyers
This organization supports college students in their awareness, advocacy, and fundraising efforts for Autism Speaks.
Contact: Michael Cisneros
This organization will raise awareness of bone marrow transplantation and will encourage students to become bone marrow donors.
Contact: Jeannette Bekofe
This organization inspires Christian student leaders to advocate for Israel and the peace of Jerusalem on college campuses across America.
Contact: Ajah Aviles
This organization encourages and inspires women of color to embrace not only their inner beauty, but to maintain and love themselves on the outside as well.
President: Elizabeth Cunningham
Seek to financially support the mission of IJM and raise awareness at our school and within the campus community about major causes of injustice throughout the world.
Contact: Antonio Foster
This national organization raises awareness about cleft palates and lips and raises funds to assist with repair surgeries worldwide.
Contact: Andrew Jacobs
This organization provides a safe social and educational atmosphere for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, curious and allied (GLBTIQQCA) people of Illinois State University.
This organization provides awareness of the dangers of driving under the influence, prevents the student body from partaking in such dangerous actions, and raises money for charities and organizations that have our same cause and stance on driving under the influence.
Contact: Nakia Worrell
This organization is dedicated to educating the campus and mobilizing students to take action in order to better the lives of children both domestically and internationally..
Inspires and empowers its members to create positive change in their own state of wellness through education, support, and a strong sense of community.
This organization assists in achieving the career goals of women and minorities through speakers, workshops and community events.
Contact: Matthew Juskie
Aids in the process of sparking student involvement geared to individuals with disabilities. Students will collaborate to enhance intersectional advocacy for individuals with all types of disabilities.
Contact: Kevin Gehm
SEAC is a student and youth run national network of progressive organizations and individuals, whose aim is to uproot environmental injustices through action and education.
Contact: Abby Marks
This organization brings awareness to society about mental illnesses and strives to end to the negative connotations that come with having a mental illness.
Contact: Elizabeth Dujmovich
As a third-wave feminist organization, members advocate for reform of University and community policy and procedures with regard to violence in the community.
Contact: Jessa Wakid
To embody the mission and vision of TWLOHA of presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. We aim to serve as a voice of hope, inspiration, and support for students here at Illinois State University and our surrounding communities.
Contact: Andy Byars
The organization’s mission is to identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote the principles of fiscal responsibility, free markets, and limited government.
Contact: Melanie Holden
This organization promotes urban education at ISU, aiding our surrounding communities, and becoming aware of the cultures and settings of high need schools through first hand experience.
Water to Thrive is a faith based non-profit, headquartered in Austin, Texas that is dedicated to spreading awareness of the global water crisis while raising the funds needed to construct water wells for those who desperately need them in rural Africa.