Social Justice and Community Service

Social Justice and Community Service

This listing is only a small selection of our chartered clubs on campus.  This listing focuses on clubs that work towards a particular cause through education and community service.

Active Minds

Active Minds works to de-stigmatize mental health disorders by promoting open, enlightened discussion of mental health, and to create a better life for all who suffer. This organization fights the stigma around mental health disorders, and educates, enlightens, and empowers all young adults to ensure their own mental health.

Advocating for Animals

Advocating for Animals works for the benefit of animals by promoting the respectful well being of animals so they can live a life away from maltreatment.  No one is discriminated against regardless of what they choose to eat.

Catholic Katies

The Catholic Club provides a  forum for students to explore, strengthen, and celebrate their Catholic  identities and/or spirituality by offering appropriate programming and  opportunities to connect with other Catholics and those interested in  Catholicism.

Colleges Against Cancer

Colleges Against Cancer is a collaboration of students dedicated to fighting cancer, volunteering for the American Cancer Society and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society such as Relay for Life.

Disability Allies with No Pity (DAWN)

DAWN works to promote disability awareness, to provide a welcoming and accessible organization for all of the St. Kate's community and to celebrate disability as an aspect of diversity.

Food Justice Coalition

To educate and organize for a just food community through educating the campus about how animals are treated and how to make more compassionate food choices.

Katie Buddies

Best Buddies pairs people with intellectual disabilities in one-to-one friendships with SCU students.  Best Buddies has hosted hayrides, trips to Chuck-E-Cheese, fundraisers, parties, and attended plays with their buddy.

Lambda Sigma Tau

Lambda Sigma Tau is a social/service sorority dedicated to serving the college community, developing in the bonds of sisterhood and enhancing leadership skills.

Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG)

MPRIG is a statewide, student-directed nonpartisan advocacy group focusing on social justice, environmental, women's rights and consumer protection issues.  Contact MPIRG at mpirg@stkate.edu

People Respecting Identity Differences and Equality        

People Respecting Identity Differences and Equality diminishes fears and dispels myths associated with homosexuality as a form of sexual orientation or identity by promoting knowledge, familiarity, and understanding of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues.

Public Health Club

The Public Health Club is for Public  Health majors and other who are interested in public health issues.  It  provides opportunities for students to grow to be activities in the  public health field.  Students work to increase awareness and education  of issues on campus.

UNICEF at St. Kate’s

The goal of this organization is to provide St. Kate’s students the opportunity to raise issues concerning the troubles children in underdeveloped and developing countries face.  To provide members the opportunity to promote the well-being and survival of children across the globe through events and to offer students a wide array of leadership opportunities.

Volunteers in Action

VIA is a group of students constituted to volunteer their time and energy to assist social service agencies throughout the Twin Cities in various volunteer opportunities (i.e. People Serving People, Hope Community, tutoring and other oportunities through Catholic Charities).