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Multicultural Leadership Summit: Lives, Liberties, and the Politics of Happiness

The Multicultural Leadership Summit focuses on a foundation of knowledge that will enhance student success in leadership in the areas of multiculturalism and social justice. The goal is to eduaction students on diversity and multiculturalism and empower them to be agents of social change in an increasingly diverse and global community.

Learning outcomes

  • To allow students to learn from each other in a safe environment and multicultural setting
  • To allow participants the opportunity to learn more about who they are and what they bring to Florida State University campus
  • To provide opportunities for students to develop personal goals and an action plan in the areas of diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice both at Florida State University and in the local Tallahassee community
  • To provide students with the opportunity to leave the summit with a working personal definition of diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice


Multiculturalism: a state of being in which an individual feels comfortable and communicates effectively across social groups. This can be better described as a journey that is ongoing and developmental

Social Justice: full and equal participation of all groups in a society where all members are physically and psychologically safe and secure

Diversity: a structure that includes tangible presence of individuals representing a variety of different attributes and characteristics. This is often referred to as the number of proportion of individuals with a specific characteristic in an environment


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