21st annual CECP Diversity Gala is May 7

An icon graphic representing A Culture of Inclusion from the Beyond Boundries Strategic PlanThe students of the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology will host the 21st annual Diversity Gala on Saturday, May 7, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the AMU Ballrooms. This event is hosted to help support the CECP Graduate Student Organization’s Diversity Scholarship.

The student-initiated scholarship encourages an academic, professional and social environment that embraces diversity and encourages people with diverse backgrounds to enroll. It also promotes leadership among people in the fields of counseling and counseling psychology.

The event will feature: 

  • A keynote address by Sharlen Moore, who serves as a co-founder and director of both the Youth Justice and Urban Underground organizations in Milwaukee. Moore has committed her life to building and sustaining grassroots leadership for change. She has a passion for community justice, which led her to co-found Urban Underground in 2000, a nationally recognized grassroots youth development organization whose members have been at the forefront of youth-led social change in Milwaukee and the region
  • A diversity scholarship presentation 
  • Hors d’oeuvres 
  • A cash bar (one drink ticket included with registration) 
  • A silent auction and raffles 

Tickets for CECP GSO members and each guest are $20. Tickets for virtual attendees are $10. Tickets for non-CESP GSO members and each guest are $30. To sponsor a GSO student is $20. If you are sponsoring a student and do not have their name and would like to identify one to attend, indicate “sponsor a GSO student.” Prices will increase by $5 after Friday, April 1, for each in-person registration option, and an additional $5 per person at the door on the day of the event.

Semi-formal dress attire is requested. Register online by Friday, April 29. 

With questions or special needs, contact CECP GSO co-chairs Amber Herbst or Nathan Craven.