Peer Inclusion Educators

Peer Inclusion Educators (PIE) is a student organization dedicated to fostering an inclusive learning environment by addressing issues surrounding personal awareness and social justice with peers at Northwestern. PIE facilitators lead specific and intentional programming for Greek houses, residential communities, and other student organizations.

Goals

  • To educate campus peers on how to best allow for the growth of an inclusive community.
  • To allow for reflection on one’s self and their own backgrounds and biases.
  • To identify issues on campus and address them through active and passive programming.
  • To encourage dialogue around issues of difference and to develop competent mechanisms for addressing these issues.

Programs Peer Inclusion Educators Lead

  • General Inclusion Facilitation. This program outlines the basics of inclusion and allows for the opportunity for your group to brainstorm ways to be even more inclusive.
  • Social Justice 101. This interactive program allows participants to learn the basics of social justice through discussion and activities.
  • Inclusive Language. Have a discussion about the ways in which our language affects others. Request this facilitation to find inclusive alternatives to the language used on campus.

Become a Peer Inclusion Educator

PIE training takes place during winter term. Please email the Department of Campus Inclusion and Community at inclusion@northwestern.edu for more information, and look out for an application at the end of Fall Quarter.