What is Project #RUAllyship?

Project RUAllyship is an initiative meant to unite the campus community around issues of social justice, diversity and community building. The month long-series will create coordinate opportunities for students, faculty, and administrators to deepen their understanding of the experiences of others, and raise awareness of the individual and collective injustices that confront many in our society. Working from an intersectional and intercultural understanding of oppression, the entire campus community will be challenged to examine stereotypes and prejudice through events, a photo campaign, the campus wide RU Allyship Pledge!

Event Schedule

Understanding Violence in the Queer Community

Thursday, October 15 | 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. EST
Event Zoom Link

This workshop from the Office for Violence Prevention & Victim Assistance (VPVA) identifies and analyzes how systemic oppression from outside sources has created unhealthy dynamics, cultural norms, and violence from both outside and within marginalized communities. This workshop is specifically intended for communities of color, LGBTQ+ students, those from intersecting identities, and folks from historically marginalized communities. This program is part of Turn the Campus Purple 2020.

Self Care for Organizers

Wednesday, October 21 | 6:00 p.m. EST
Event Zoom Link

Join us for a workshop with CAPS where we discuss avoiding burnout and caring for yourself as a student leader or activist.

Queer Career Chat

Thursday, October 22 | 5:30 p.m. EST
Instagram Live @RUSJELGBT

Join SJE staff and career liaison Barbara Zito for a live chat on Instagram @RUSJELGBT to learn about how community service, student leadership, and activism can all build transferable skills for your career!

Activism 101

Friday, October 23rd | 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST
Event Zoom Link

Join us for a workshop with Christabel Cruz from the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) for an introduction to activism and organizing.