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Students of Color In Academic Life (S.O.C.I.A.L.)

Website:

linktr.ee/SOCIAL4Students

Formation:

2017

Type:

Activist Group

Students of Color In Academic Life (S.O.C.I.A.L.) is a left-of-center activist group in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is a partner of Midcoast MKE, a Milwaukee-based record label that donates its proceeds to “anti-capitalist” activist groups. [1]

Background

S.O.C.I.A.L. is not a formally incorporated nonprofit organization. It is a project hosted on a handful of social media sites including Linktree, which acts as its home website. [2]  According to its LinkedIn page, it was formed in 2017, stands for “Social Justice and Equity,” and its location is listed as the Milwaukee Turners athletic club Turner Hall. [3]

Activities

S.O.C.I.A.L. claims to create community initiatives, tutoring and mentoring services, and professional development opportunities to local teenagers and young adults in the interest of “empower[ing] and unit[ing] our communities.” It holds supply drives and volunteers in local community events. [4] On its Instagram page, the group uploads posts advertising events it is participating in and sharing graphics about “Black Healing” and “Native American Heritage Month.” [5]

References

  1. “Organization Interest Form.” Milwaukee: Midcoast Collective. Google Drive. Accessed October 31, 2022. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdhNQn5udF2cZPaA86cfxXCuP5CXgWFrArTZ4g9KXXzU-QnHw/viewform ^
  2. “SOCIAL4Students.” Linktree. Accessed October 31, 2022. https://linktr.ee/SOCIAL4Students. ^
  3. “Students Of Color in Academic Life (SOCIAL).” LinkedIn. Accessed October 31, 2022. https://www.linkedin.com/company/social-thankyou/about/. ^
  4. “Students Of Color in Academic Life (SOCIAL).” LinkedIn. Accessed October 31, 2022. https://www.linkedin.com/company/social-thankyou/about/. ^
  5. Social4students. Instagram. Accessed October 31, 2022. https://www.instagram.com/social4students/. ^
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