El Espejo Mentoring Program
"El Espejo", Spanish for "mirror," is inspired by the experience of encountering another person and recognizing a common connection; our motto is "I see myself in you." Founded in 1993, El Espejo is a mentoring program which connects Loyola Marymount University students with high-risk students at Lennox Middle School.
Grupo Folklorico de LMU
Grupo Folklórico de LMU is a group of students that come together to celebrate the richness of Mexican folkloric culture within the LMU community.
Indigenous Student Union
Indigenous Student Union brings awareness to the social, political and institutional issues that Indigenous people have and continue to face. This organization aims to cultivate a safe space, be an additional source of empowerment and unite the Indigenous students and their accomplices at LMU.
Latino Student Union
The vision of the Latino Student Union is to create an inclusive and diverse group on campus that will support the holistic development of the Latino/a community here at Loyola Marymount University to reach its full potential. LSU seeks to collaborate with other organizations on campus, including but not limited to multiethnic organizations, in order to create a more connected student body at this University. LSU will encourage and facilitate the development of its constituents academically, professionally, culturally, spiritually, and politically. The organization will build community amongst ourselves so as to better address all of the issues affecting the Latino identity and culture.
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlan
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A.) is a student organization on the LMU campus that focuses on the political, social and educational experience of the Chicano/a, Latina/o. M.E.Ch.A. is committed to educating ourselves about our culture, the interaction of the people within our culture, and the role of Chicanas/os in our LMU community and in the larger society. M.E.Ch.A. is open to all students wishing to impact their experiences/thoughts and/or learn about the Chicano/a community through general meetings, social and cultural events, guest speakers, religious events, trips, etc.
RESILIENCE is a support network for undocumented students/allies within the LMU Community and outside of LMU that consists of faculty, staff, and outside organizations. Together we work in collaboration to offer resources and a safe environment to undocumented students and allies. As activists, we seek to be leaders in the campus-wide conversation surrounding immigration, as well as connecting to external forces in the cooperative effort to unite the immigrant community.
The Spanish Club organizes different cultural activities related to the Latino/Hispanic world (i.e. movie nights, poetry readings, Día de los Muertos celebration) throughout the academic year. La Voz: An undergraduate journal published by the Spanish club. It includes research papers, creative writing (i.e. short stories, poetry) and artistic work.
Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity, Inc.
Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity is a social fraternity that was founded in 1986 at the University of Iowa. It is based on cultural understanding and wisdom. They believe in the principles of fairness, opportunity, and in the equality of all men no matter what their race, culture or ethnicity. Our biggest goal is to see that all of society can realize the importance of these three principles. In order to achieve this goal they all strive to model these behaviors and present themselves in a gentlemanly and educated fashion.
Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Inc.
Sigma Lambda Gamma is a sisterhood of women who have chosen this affiliation as a manner to achieve personal development and awareness to the responsibility of community involvement for the betterment of our local, regional, national and global communities. Today, Sigma Lambda Gamma is the largest, historically Latina-based national sorority with a multicultural membership in chapters and alumnae associations throughout the United States.
Students for Labor and Economic Justice
SLEJ at Loyola Marymount University is a support network for workers within the LMU community and in the larger Los Angeles community. We are all-inclusive and encourage people from all backgrounds to support worker’s rights. We are student activists committed to educating, organizing, and mobilizing our local community in support of fair labor, environmental and economic practices. Our goal is to change the discourse around worker’s rights and the greater labor movement, and to create an institution where students and administrators value all members of the LMU community and accord everyone on campus with dignity and respect.