Student Diversity Leadership Conference

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Save the Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015

What emerged out of a desire to initiate and support conversations on diversity leadership has now blossomed into an annual event attracting emerging voices and leaders from campuses throughout the region. We're eager to welcome you into the conversation again at the seventh annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference at North Park University.


Saturday, November 7

The SDLC conference will begin at 8:30 am, with registration and a continental breakfast. The morning will feature a plenary session with music and cultural performances, remarks, and a keynote address by Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguero, senior pastor at Lamb's Church of the Nazarene in New York, New York.

The afternoon of the conference is divided into three concurrent sessions, with each hour-long session offering a wide range of topics and workshops for participants to choose from. Access a preliminary schedule through the link below; updates will be provided as they are available.

Schedule Details

Past Conferences

Sixth Annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference

2014 Conference: Building an Appetite for Diversity

The interactive play Defamation, along with a variety of workshops that focused on leadership and diversity where featured at the sixth annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference.
Kanyere Eaton

2013 Conference: Achieving Peace By Embracing Diversity

The fifth annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference took place on Saturday, November 2, 2013, and featured guest speakers Dr. Kevin Kruger, executive director of NAPSA, and Rev. Kanyere Eaton.
2012 Student Diversity Leadership Conference

2012: The Chaning Nature of Leadership

The fourth annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference was highlighted by keynote speaker Pastor Corey Brooks, Sr., performances by various student groups, and another excellent set of workshops designed to empower students as agents of change on their campuses and in their communities.

2011: Celebrating Differences While Creating Community

The third annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference featured keynote addresses from Dr. John Perkins and Rev. Karen Mosby-Avery, along with a slew of workshops to encourage students in their exploration of diversity and leadership.

2010: How Do We Live a Life of Significance?

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill addressed the second annual Student Diversity Leadership conference in October 2010 as participants explored together how their actions and leadership can be significant on their campuses.

Next Steps

Explore the Office of Diversity at North Park University.