What About Equity?: Opportunities and Challenges in Democratic Engagement

with Student Government Knowledge Community, Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Knowledge Community

About This Course

The discussion will focus on the intersection of equity, civic learning, democratic engagement (CLDE) & student government advising (SGA). We will provide examples on how our campuses have moved beyond voter engagement.

Panelists will include:

  • Candace Avalos, coordinator of student government relations and Greek life advisor, Portland State University
  • Gabriela Ortiz Flores, coordinator, democratic engagement and special events, Center for Student Engagement, University of Nevada , Reno
  • Christopher Jensen, director of civic engagement and social responsibility, Towson University
  • Harold McNaron, director of student leadership and service, Lewis & Clark College

This webinar is hosted by the CLDE and SGA Knowledge Communities. Please join us for a lively discussion with plenty of time for questions and comments.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of participating in this session, participants will report:

  • having a basic understanding of equity as it relates to student affairs in higher education;
  • knowledge of 1-2 challenges related to implementing equity initiatives within student affairs; and
  • knowledge of 1-2 strategies related to implementing equity initiatives within student affairs.

Accessing the Presentation

Once you complete your registration, you will be able to access the course by clicking on the "Login" button at the top of this page (or any page on olc.naspa.org).

  • You will be asked to login with your NASPA user name and password. Once you have done so, you will hit continue and be redirected to your dashboard in the Online Learning Community.

  • You will find the session listed under "Enrolled."

  • This session is recorded. By clicking into, "Contents," you will find the session recording, resources, and PowerPoint slides. You may view the materials as many times as you'd like, at whatever pace you would like.

  • If you have any difficulty accessing the materials, please contact Jace Kirschner (jkirschner@naspa.org).

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