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About SLDVS

ABOUT SLDVS


MISSION

  • Provide student-centered co-curricular leadership and service programming that facilitates diverse and inclusive     collaboration, self-awareness, and socially just community engagement.
  • Encourage personal and professional development, active citizenship, cultural humility, and transformational growth.


VISION

Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services will engage every student on their journey from members of communities to active citizens and from exploring to transformed leaders.


VALUES

Diversity and Inclusion

Creating a safe space in which we appreciate, honor, and highlight the value of diverse perspectives and experiences

Collaboration

Connecting people and resources on- and off- campus in pursuit of a common cause.

Self-Awareness

Stimulate both knowledge and application of perspectives, strengths, and beliefs.

Social Justice

Encouraging and pursuing equity, fairness, and advocacy on both individual and institutional levels.


GOALS

Personal and Professional Development

Providing opportunities for individuals to develop competencies and capacities that can be applied in their daily lives.

Active Citizenship

Encouraging individuals to prioritize community in their choices, beliefs, and actions.

Transformational Growth

Engaging in meaningful experiences that encourage self-discovery.

Culturally Humility

Offering opportunities that encourage self-reflection, build the ability to adapt to differences, and increase cross-cultural understanding.


OUR DEFINITION OF LEADERSHIP

Leadership is the process by which individuals facilitate positive social change.


OUR DEFINITION OF SERVICE

Grounded in community values and priorities, and mindful of privilege, service is the conscious act of working toward the equity of society and the welfare of others.