The mission of Colleague Resource Groups (CRGs) is to create an affirming gathering space for all staff and faculty interested in sharing identities, experiences and/or interests.*  CRGs will support the College’s efforts to build community, transform our culture, and connect to and achieve its mission. They will also support efforts towards the inclusion of historically marginalized communities. For more information about the Amherst College CRG program, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions. For more information about current CRGs, follow the links below!

*The College will not endorse any group that forms on the basis of practices that discriminate against protected classes, in accordance with its non-discrimination policy.

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Staff & Faculty Semester Kickoff and CRG Fair

Want to learn more about the Colleague Resource Groups and meet facilitators and members?

Attend the Staff & Faculty Semester Kickoff and CRG Fair!

Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 10:00 - 11:30 AM, Eighmy Powerhouse.

Colleague Resource Groups (CRG) Current Groups

If you are interested in being a co-facilitator for a CRG, please reach out to Rocky Wood ( and other facilitators of the CRG (if any).



Epoxy: Epoxy: Mammoths Old and New - Stronger When We Combine!

Jess Martin

Carolyn Margolin

Fiber Friends: Knitting, Crocheting, and Other Fiber Arts

Melissa Rivera

Kate Wesolowski

First Generation

Victoria Nardone

Seeking co-facilitator!


Jenny Citarelli

Seeking co-facilitator!



Seeking facilitators!


Syd Cooney 

Emilia Shaw


Rachel Beth Sayet

Emily Merriman


Lauren Reutenauer

Seeking co-facilitator!

People of ColorSeeking facilitators!
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Propose a New CRG!

Starting new CRGs is currently on hold, but will return soon. For more information contact Rocky Wood (

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