The Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities is currently staffed by three full time employees, three graduate assistants, and a group of amazing undergraduate employees and interns. Our staff work closely with LGBT student organizations and collaborate with various units across the Rutgers campus to develop relevant programs that highlight diversity, inclusion, and intersections of identity.

The Center aims to provide a supportive environment for all students while promoting opportunities for social justice, leadership, and personal/professional development.

Zaneta Rago-Craft - Director

Zaneta Rago-Craft, MA
Director

(She/Her/Hers)
Zaneta.Rago@rutgers.edu

Zaneta Rago-Craft isZaneta Rago the Director at the Rutgers University Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities, and holds an MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from New York University.

Originally from the Jersey shore, she graduated in 2010 from the Ramapo College of New Jersey with a BA in History and Women and Gender Studies. While at Ramapo College, she discovered her passion for student affairs while working as a Program Coordinator and Queer Peer Services Coordinator at the campus’ Women’s Center. She transitioned to NYU immediately after graduating where she served as the Graduate Assistant for the NYU LGBTQ Student Center. While at her two former institutions, Zaneta coordinated and led Safe Zone trainings, peer education initiatives, and general LGBTQ/diversity programming.

Zaneta has a passion for infusing social justice education into her student affairs work. In the summer of 2011, Zaneta studied abroad in South Africa, where she conducted an ethnographic study and created a short documentary on the experiences of LGBTQ South African youth. Zaneta has a particular interest in facilitating conversations around the intersectionality of multiple identities and oppression, art as activism, feminism, anti-racism, LGBTQ representations in the media, and multiracial experiences in a “check one box” world.

Keywuan Caulk - Assistant Director of Education

Keywuan Caulk 
(He/Him/His)
Assistant Director of Education
Keywuan first started as a Scarlet Knight within the Department of Residence Life. He studied at Fairleigh Dickinson University (Metropolitan Campus), where he obtained his Bachelor’s of Psychology. He is also a Husky-alum of Bloomsburg University, where he studied Counseling a focus in Student Affairs and Elementary Education—receiving his Master’s of Education. Keywuan’s collegiate experience in student affairs comprise of Student Life, Residence Life, Dean of Students, ACT 101/ EOP/EOF, Minority Affairs as well as Orientation. He encourages you to be an active learner and educator during his transition to the Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities as he ‘aspires to inspire’ achievement in every field of human endeavor!

Lindsay Jeffers - Assistant Director of Programming

Lindsay Jeffers 
(She/Her/Hers)
Assistant Director of Programming (Interim)
Lindsay Jeffers (she/her) is the Interim Assistant Director for Programming at the Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities. Lindsay was born and raised in Ohio and attended Ohio State University in Columbus for a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Student leadership opportunities sparked Lindsay‘s interest in intergroup dialogue, access to higher education, and serving the LGBTQA community. Lindsay served as the Graduate Program Coordinator at the Center from 2015-2017 while earning a master’s degree in College Student Affairs from Rutgers University – New Brunswick. Lindsay is overjoyed to return to a community she loves. Outside of work, Lindsay likes to make crafts and enjoys music and theater.

AnnMarie Burg - Administrative Assistant

AnnMarie Burg
Administrative Assistant
(She/Her/Hers)
aburg@echo.rutgers.edu

AnnMarie Burg com46943_10202111618812401_1069802075_nes to the Center with broad secretarial and administrative experience both in industry and university units. Since 2006, AnnMarie has worked at the Rutgers Business School, Linguistics and Engineering Departments.

In addition, AnnMarie will be serving as a liaison for the LGBT community for the 2011/2012 Academic Year. She is looking forward to working with the community!

Graduate Student Staff

Jonathan Schaffer (He/Him): CSA Graduate Program Coordinator

Undergraduate Student Staff

Linsey Goon (He/They) Senior Office Manager
Diego Perez (He/Him) Senior Office Manager
Daria Martin (She/They) Office Manager
Illias Duval (He/Him) Office Assistant
Bryan Gomez (He/Him) Office Assistant
Aparna Seshadri (She/They) Office Assistant
June Park (She/Her) Office Assistant
D. Butisingh (They/Any) Office Assistant
Rachelle Woodson (She/Her) Office Assistant
Matthew Fontana (He/They) Office Assistant
Aya Brea (She/Her) Office Assistant
Alyssa Rivera (She/Her) Office Assistant