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Our Mission



This is an open office/gathering space for students. Amenities include:

  • TV with HDMI cord
  • Bluetooth stereo system
  • Desktop computers and printer
  • Identity library and DVD collection
  • Couches and workspaces
  • Community resources
  • Coloring books and craft supplies
  • Snacks and water
  • Fridge and microwave

CJL staff help our organizations develop robust and impactful programs through campus and community partnerships. We emphasize initiatives in the following areas:

  • Civic Engagement
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Career Development
  • Social Justice
  • The Arts & Culture

CJL staff offer logistical support to our students as they navigate campus systems while building their events. The CJL Presence site includes resources, documents, and forms for event planning. Our support emphasizes effective organizational structure and relationship-building with incoming student cohorts, campus resources, and community partnerships.

  • Affinity Group workshop
  • LGBTQIA+ resources
    • Counseling specialist
    • Police department liaison
    • Trans* at SSU resources
    • Community resources
  • Multicultural resources
    • Counseling specialist
    • Faculty fellow for Hispanic & Latinx Student Success


  • Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month


    • Annual Celebration Dinner
    • Keynote speaker
  • Pride Month
    • Flag Raising Ceremony
    • Rainbow Resource Fair
  • Black History Month
    • Annual Celebration Dinner
    • Keynote speaker
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Vigil
  • Women’s History Month
    • Women’s Leadership Luncheon/Conference
  • Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Desi American Heritage Month
  • Graduation Celebrations
    • ALANA Ceremony for African/African American/Black; Latinx/Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander/Desi; Native American/Indigenous/First Nation students
    • Lavender Ceremony for LGBTQIA+ students

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Center for Justice and Liberation

Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm
Ellison Campus Center
North Campus
Room 218E
Mailing Address:
352 Lafayette St.
Salem, MA 01970
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