Special Populations' Student Health Concerns Committee



Native American House:


Native American House (NAH) serves as a support and resource center for all students and the community. Specifically, Native American House provides programs throughout the year that allow students the opportunity to enrich their cultural and academic experiences at the University of Illinois. While fostering a university community that values and actively supports inclusiveness and diversity, the support provided for students ensures a rewarding educational experience.  


Website: http://oiir.illinois.edu/native-american-house


La Casa:


Since its founding in 1974, La Casa Cultural Latina at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to Latina/o students and the campus community, as well as local and global communities. La Casa reflects the diversity of Latina/o cultures and exemplifies el éxito Latino that shapes the Americas in our contemporary world. The mission of La Casa Cultural Latina is to promote a welcoming and dynamic atmosphere through the development of educational, cultural, socio-political, and social programs that lead to greater recruitment, retention, advancement, and empowerment of Latina/o students.


Website: http://oiir.illinois.edu/la-casa-cultural-latina


Asian American Cultural Center:


Asian Americans have a strong presence on campus and a long history of student activism since the late 1970s. Over the past two decades, we have developed many resources to address the needs and interests of Asian Americans and those interested in Asian American issues. Opened in fall 2005, the Asian American Cultural Center provides the University of Illinois community with space to gather and share the diverse and rich cultures that are a part of the Asian American experience.


Website: http://oiir.illinois.edu/aacc/


Bruce. D. Nesbitt African American Center:


The mission of Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center is to provide a network of programs and support services promoting the individual, social, cultural and academic well-being of Illinois’ African American students. Opened in fall 1969 in response to calls from students, the African American Cultural Center at Illinois was rededicated in 2004 to former Director Bruce D. Nesbitt.


Website: http://oiir.illinois.edu/bnaacc


Women's Resource Center:


The Women's Resources Center at the University of Illinois was established to:

-empower women and strengthen alliances with men

-offer opportunities for all students, including trans and gender non-conforming students to participate in all programs and services

-build leadership skills

-challenge sexism, racism, heterosexism, ableism and all forms of social oppression

-achieve greater gender equity and cultural diversity

We’re committed to creating community among students, student groups, and the University of Illinois. We’re committed to YOU! Check out what we are doing! All genders are welcome at the Women’s Resources Center!


Website: http://oiir.illinois.edu/womens-center


LGBTQ Resource Center:


The mission of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is to foster an environment that is open, safe, and inclusive for people of all sexualities and gender identities. The Center is a resource not only for the LGBT community but for the entire University of Illinois community. The LGBT Resource Center seeks to help in the efforts to address homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, and heterosexist attitudes and beliefs on the campus, and to work to make the environment safe and affirming for all students, faculty, staff, and LGBT students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois in particular. 


Website: http://oiir.illinois.edu/lgbt-resource-center


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