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Standard Affinity Groups

Northwestern Black Professionals Network

Mission

The Northwestern University Black Professionals Network strives to build community through our shared experiences to foster open dialogue, leadership and mentorship that will improve the NU Black professional experience.

Engagement

Events include:

Northwestern Unidos: Latinx Professionals Coalition

Mission

Northwestern Unidos: Latinx Professionals Coalition provides a space for staff of Latin American ancestry or solidarity to develop opportunities for engagement as it relates to their professional experience at Northwestern University.

Engagement

General meetings and gatherings take place monthly on alternating 3rd Tuesday's or Wednesday's of the month during the lunch hour, with additional meeting as necessary to promote the objectives of the group. General meetings are open to all members.

Out Network

Mission

The role and purpose of this group is to support the advancement and belonging of LGBTQIA+ employees at Northwestern University.

Engagement

Periodic in-person and virtual events take place both on and off campus. Participants are able to opt into a teams channel and join a closed Facebook group upon completing the membership form as most gathering and community building is done informally outside of the organized group events.

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA)
Staff Affinity Group - ASAG

Mission

The APIDA Staff Affinity Group (ASAG) is an affinity space for APIDA staff to build a sense of community and belonging, represent APIDA perspectives in institutional racial and social justice initiatives, and provide opportunities for personal and professional growth.  

Engagement

Activities include monthly community gatherings and discussions, cultural outings, and sharing resources and opportunities