Student organizations focused on advocacy are committed to educating on and supporting people and communities who face adversity.
Contact: Olivia Richardson
To encourage students to speak openly about mental health with the goal of educating others on mental health and to encourage help-seeking.
Contact: Stacey Vasquez
The purpose of the Association of Latino Professionals for America is to empower and develop men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy. ALPFA creates opportunities, adds value, and builds relationships for its members, the community and its business partners while expanding Latino leadership in the global workforce.
Contact: Lexi Decristofaro
This organization supports college students in their awareness, advocacy, and fundraising efforts for Autism Speaks.
Contact: Zachary Cairo
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote scholarship and accomplishment in business and economics, with emphasis on quantitative areas (including, but not necessarily limited to, the discipline of finance and professional areas of banking, investment, and corporate finance) among undergraduate and graduate students; to provide a forum for association among college students actively interested in these fields; and to further knowledge of careers and facilitate communication between business executives and students through field trips, speaker presentations, and other educational activities.
Contact: Catalina Melgar
This organization inspires Christian student leaders to advocate for Israel and the peace of Jerusalem on college campuses across America.
Contact: Taylor Scott
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.
Contact: Zoe Amundson
The purpose of this organization is to promote global and cultural awareness, encourage students to take advantage and partner with existing service opportunities, and to be involved in community events.
Contact: Natajia Stampley
The purpose of this organization is to provide a safe space for the unique social and emotional challenges related to being a Person of Color within a predominantly White institution. This RSO is intended to foster community within the College of Education, create a network for individuals interested in this topic through various events and platforms, and to share resources and opportunities to support educational and professional endeavors. This RSO is open to all University students.
Contact: Brooke Davis
The purpose of this organization is to empower, encourage, and assist women in participating in civil service careers. Our efforts are aimed at bridging the gender gap among public representatives.
Contact: Alyssa Adams
The purpose of this organization is inspiring mindful behavior on campus amongst women.
Contact: Abbie Teeling
This national organization raises awareness about cleft palates and lips and raises funds to assist with repair surgeries worldwide.
Contact: Valerie Madro
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: Andrea Gilleran
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.
Contact: Brandon Rogers
The purpose of this organization is to provide students with academic and personal support while they are attending Illinois State University. Shaping the Future Mentoring is geared to the academic, personal, and mental well-being of all students that participate. The program's main purpose is to provide support that will help student participants mature and grow, thus aiding in their undergraduate success.
Contact: Alexander Ostojic
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: Bailey Room
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: Zachary Johnson
The purpose of this organization shall be to assist in achieving educational and career goals and promote community awareness of environmental issues; to advance the profession of Environmental Health; and to support the activities, programs, and objectives of the National Environmental Health Association and the Illinois Environmental Health Association.
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: Brendan Wall
The purpose of this organization is to educate the campus community about sexual violence, to bring visibility of rape culture, and to support and empower survivors.
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.