Student organizations focused on advocacy are committed to educating on and supporting people and communities who face adversity.
Contact: Samantha Sarullo
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: Catalina Melgar
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: Cori Rosales
This national organization raises awareness about cleft palates and lips and raises funds to assist with repair surgeries worldwide.
Contact: Cassie Winters
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.
Contact: Sara Sykes
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: Haley Drucker
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: Jeannie Jhitfield
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: Gina Stinnett
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: Emily Taylor
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: Haley Gehring
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.