The Villanova University Association for Change and Transformation(ACT) strives to educate the Villanova community on the dynamics surrounding social identity, power, privilege, and oppression. In order to achieve a greater sense of equity, understanding, and openness among Villanova students. ACT works to eradicate all forms of prejudice and stereotypes on campus through dialogue across social identity, interactive workshops and dialogue style delivery. ACT works to interrupt norms that exist as a result of a campus culture which passively accepts injustice. ACT enhances student’s lives by promoting a society of acceptance and equity on Villanova’s campus.
Who are the Association for Change and Transformation?
ACT members are students who share the goal in educating in areas of difference and inclusion to bring awareness in the realms of diversity issues to Villanova University and neighboring communities.
The ACT organization consists of four subgroups:
- Organizational Chair: Dedicated to maintaining the overall image of ACT, while also serving as an aid to ACT members and committees.
- Development Committee: Dedicated to recruiting and engaging active members of ACT. Responsible for coordinating and implementing facilitation training 3 times a year, learning edge workshops and real talks.
- Performance Committee: Dedicated to organizing and producing visuals that raise awareness of social issues in society and on campus. Responsible for diversity skits, guerilla skits, and flash mobs.
- Outreach Committee: Dedicated to engaging ACT members with a special twist, from movie nights at the Oreo to a fun group activity to keep members active in a fun and casual way.