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Diversity at Penn: DEI Resources @ Penn

Home site for Group on Library Diversity (GOLD)

Resources for Students Affected by Sexual Violence, Dating Violence or Stalking

Visit Penn Violence Prevention for the most up-to-date confidential support resources

  • Coalition Against Fraternity Sexual Assault (CAFSA)
    The CAFSA Coalition is a collection of University of Pennsylvania groups/clubs that support the cause to expel fraternities from Locust Walk and replace them with cultural centers and wellness spaces. By listing their name, University Pennsylvania groups/clubs are committing to the cause and pledging solidarity.

National Resources

Penn Resource Centers

  • African American Resource Center
    Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Pennsylvania with a particular focus on those of African descent.

  • La Casa Latina
    Promotes greater awareness of Latin@ issues, culture, and identity at Penn. La Casa Latina works closely with the Penn community to offer a supportive environment where all students are welcomed and engaged in programs, events, and dialogues that address important issues affecting Latin@s/Hispanics locally, nationally, and internationally.
    Library contact: Joe Holub

  • LGBT Center
    A home away from home for sexual and gender minorities and their allies at the University of Pennsylvania. Whether you are questioning your identity, in the process of coming out, or proudly identify as LGBTQ, the Center is your space.
    Library contact: David Azzolina

  • Makuu Black Cultural Center
    The focal point for student activities, ideas, outreach, and support linked to Black culture and the African Diaspora

  • Pan-Asian American Community House
    A center where South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander cultures are celebrated. PAACH is a community center that develops and implements innovative programs for leadership development and community service in close collaboration with Asian American student and community groups.

  • Penn Women's Center
    Visit the Web site for a variety of services from the sustainable kitchen to lactation and parenting information to intensive dissertation writing support groups.

  • TRiO Veterans Upward Bound at the University of Pennsylvania
    TRIO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program at the University of Pennsylvania is a FREE, non-credited, non-profit, pre-college program federally funded with a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The primary goal of TRIO VUB is to prepare eligible veterans to enter college, be successful in college, and to graduate from college.

  • South Asia Center
    The South Asia Center's mission is to enhance the study of South Asia at Penn (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives) and within the wider community.  The Center supports faculty and student research, conferences, curriculum development, outreach, and other activities and events related to modern and pre-modern South Asia.  The Center connects scholars with interests in South Asia across the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Penn’s professional schools, and within the wider community.

  • W.E.B. Du Bois College House
    Du Bois strives to adhere to its original mission to support students of the African Diaspora by serving as a hub for activities that promote African and African American scholarship and culture.

  • GASPA Affinity Groups
    The organizations listed below comprise GAPSA's IDEAL (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access and Leadership) Council, a Council charged with representing graduate and professional affinity group interests across all of Penn's twelve graduate schools. Each of these organizations offer a variety of opportunities to connect academically, professionally, and socially.