IDEAS Center



It is the mission of the IDEAS Center to provide advocacy and support for historically and systemically underrepresented populations including, African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Hispanic & Latinx, Native American and Indigenous Peoples, as well as Multiracial, low-income, first-generation, women, Muslim, Jewish, International, and LGBTQ+ communities. The staff works to facilitate awareness and community building, dialogue, collaboration and exploration of current social justice issues for all members of the Allegheny College community.


Allegheny College is an inclusive academic community that engages in discussion of complex social justice issues such as race, class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, nationality, ability, religion/spirituality, and the intersectionality of various questions, concepts, and ideologies.