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Department ofWomen's and Gender Studies

Campus Groups

  • Feminists For Justice

    FFJ is an organization focused on developing a society wherein there is widespread gender equity, as well as addressing intersectional feminist issues in a local and global context. Join this collective of students who fight for gender equity at SCU and beyond. FFJ meets every Wednesday at 7:30 pm in the SCCAP office on 2nd floor Locatelli. Contact Khiely Jackson for more information.

  • Santa Clara Queer (SCQ)

    SCQ is a group for LGBTQ+ students to meet each other, hang out, play group games, and other activities in order to help foster an open and fun environment for LGBTQ+ students. We meet in the RRC from 9-10pm on Tuesdays and the meeting time changes every quarter based on everyone's availability. For more information visit the Rainbow Resource Center website.


    (Gay and Straight People Educating for Diversity) is a group of LGBTQ individuals and allies who aim to create a more inclusive campus by educating themselves and the SCU community and advocating for equality for individuals of all sexual orientations and gender identities. G.A.S.P.E.D. meetings Monday’s at 8:30 pm in the RRC. For more information please contact Tia Montes.

  • LGBTQ Allies Network

    The LGBTQ Allies Network exists to educate faculty, staff, and administrators about the experiences, concerns, and issues of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning members of our community, in order to support the university's goal of educating the whole person to fashion a more humane and just world.  For more information, email Danielle Aguilar.

  • Safe Space

    The Safe Space program enhances Santa Clara's educational commitment to its students by improving the environment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) members of our community. For more information, email Danielle Aguilar.

  • Spectrum

    Spectrum is a drop in discussion/support group in which students can talk about anxiety, relationships, classes, and just about anything and everything. It is open to all students, just not those who identify as LGBTQ+. It is led by both Kim Tavares and Greg Shultz who are out staff members here on campus. Contact Kim Tavares for more information.
  • Women of Color Network

    The Women of Color Network is comprised of a membership of women of color from Santa Clara University. All women faculty, staff, and students of color are welcome to join. The mission of the network is to provide empowerment and support to the members of the network and to provide education and awareness to the campus community. The network is coordinated by the Multicultural Learning Office and the Women's and Gender Studies Program.  For more information, email Danielle Aguilar.