“You cannot change any society unless you take responsibility for it, unless you see yourself as belonging to it, and responsible for changing it." — Grace Lee Boggs
MoZone is a social justice peer education program led by trained students who provide hands on training and facilitate interactive dialogues.
To increase awareness of social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion issues on campus by providing students with shared language and knowledge.
To provide students with tools and knowledge about the available resources within Mount Holyoke and surrounding communities; create a shared understanding of difference and diversity of experience at MHC by providing a space where students can engage in difficult conversations about issues of diversity and social justice
To create and circulate social justice education curriculums, and other educational programmatic initiatives facilitated and coordinated by trained student leaders and educators by:
- delivering 2-3 hour modules/ workshops particular topics at the request of the various students, student organizations, offices and departments;
- sponsoring various educational programs (i.e., Allyship week, More Than An Ally Panel);
- supporting and assisting students in navigating peer to peer cross-cultural conversations;
- facilitating workshops during campus visit days and new student orientation;
- and, organizing awareness campaigns which support current social justice issues on campus, the surrounding, national, and global community.