SOURCE (Students of Under-Represented Cultures and Ethnicities) is a coalition of groups that exist for students who identify as:
These groups have a long history of organizing a number of impactful initiatives that look at community building, campus awareness, and institutional change on topics related to race, under-representation, and social justice.
For more information about how to get involved with a specific SOURCE group, contact the Cultural Center.
There are many institutional, social, and cultural barriers and experiences that are shared among multicultural students. The students of color and international populations at Hampshire College generally constitute a small percentage of the student body. It is for these reasons that SOURCE exists. Students create a critical mass through SOURCE to provide for students' needs and to facilitate change.
Not every multicultural student may feel the need to become involved in SOURCE or its groups each semester. Each student's level of participation varies. The one thing that is constant is that SOURCE and its groups are always there whenever a student of color or international student needs them.
The Lebron-Wiggins-Pran Cultural Center works closely with SOURCE: