Contact: Raul Marquez, Advisor: Jonneke Koomen
The purpose of Alianza is to promote the Latinx culture as well as empower the outer Latin community in effort to seek a higher education. We will provide the campus with ethnic celebrations, films, speakers, and a supportive environment for multicultural students through potlucks, trips and other cultural gatherings.
Asian Coalition for Equality (ACE)
Contact: Jam Rorsoongnerm, Advisor: Aili Zheng
The mission of the Asian Coalition for Equality (ACE) is to educate and promote interest in awareness of Asian American issues within the Willamette University community through the use of films, lectures, outings, and other events. ACE will also attend events of groups that we recognize in solidarity on campus. These include groups representing marginalized students, groups centered around activism, and groups holding educational or informational events. ACE is here to conduct Asian American education and activism, but we also seek to build connections and support other groups representing marginalized populations on campus.
Black Student Union (BSU)
Contact: Vanessa Sanders, Advisor: Amadou Fofana
The Black Student Union is dedicated to the unification and healing of African-Americans, people of African descent and others that are part of the African Diaspora through self-determination, cultural education, and academic excellence. Through the implementation of these principles and others, the Black Student Union will strive to continue the struggle for Black liberation and the liberation of all.
Chinese Taiwanese Culture Association (CTCA)
Contact: Tara Hickman, Advisor: Huike Wen
The Chinese Taiwanese Culture Association strives to bridge the gap between Chinese, Chinese American, and Willamette Students and to facilitate communication among these cultures on Willamette campus.
Contact: Shione Mochizuki, Advisor: Gordy Toyama
The Hawaii Club strives to produce a more comfortable environment for students, both from Hawaii and those interested in the culture. It provides a support group that participates in activities, service projects, and educational programs, especially through the luau put on at the end of the school year. It also functions as a transitory resource to assist students while finding their niche at Willamette University.
Japan Studies Student Leaders (JSSL)
Contact: Ada Martin, Advisor: Miho Fujiwara
JSSL is an organization open to all students interested in Japan, with the purpose of organizing engaging academic activities centered around Japanese culture, society and language for the Willamette, TIUA and Salem communities.
Native and Indigenous Student Union (NISU)
Contact: Clifford Grace Steelman, Advisor: Gordon Toyama
The purpose of the Native and Indigenous Student Union is to enlighten its members to the cultural diversity of the Native American people. This association will help Native Americans to identify with an organization on campus and all other students of different origins to be enlightened by the activities, debates and lectures this association may offer.