Students of Color Leadership Conference 2019

This year’s Students of Color Leadership Conference (SOCLC) was held at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio on November 1-3, 2019. The Theme of the conference was “Still I Rise: Dreams of Our Ancestors” and was attended by over 195 students, faculty and staff. This year’s theme revolved around the appreciation and gratitude for our ancestors who made it possible for us to thrive in the modern-day world!

Student led presentations on Saturday included Hypervisible: How to Navigate the White workplace as POC, Imagine a World without Cages: Modern Abolitionist Movement, That’s My XXX: The Power of Words and Self Perception, The Grind Don’t Stop, We Refuse to Be Silenced to name just a few.

Along with student led presentations, keynote speakers Cathleen Richardson and John Quinones presented as well. It was a weekend of powerful messages, explorations, and learning. Next year’s SOCLC will be held at Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio.