Multicultural Leadership Institute

5th Annual Multicultural Leadership Institute for the 21st Century: Storytelling in a Digital Era

Sept. 8-10, 2017
Broom Tree Retreat & Conference Center

Registration & Information

The USD Multicultural Leadership for the 21st Century Institute is an annual project that trains USD students to be leaders in a globally interconnected and diverse world.

The purpose of the retreat is to bring USD students in leadership positions for:

  • Two days of interactive training in diversity concepts, knowledge, terms and skill-building
  • Networking and relationship-building with other USD students
  • Increasing collaboration between student organizations on campus


  • Theoretical foundations for social justice education, student development and personal and social identities
  • Vocabulary terms and definitions
  • Storytelling for social justice
  • Tools and resources to navigate difficult dialogue (face-to-face and digital media)
  • Social media and crisis management
  • Leadership and student development
  • Civic engagement

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