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‚Äôs 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.


Colleague Resource Groups (CRG) Current Groups

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

CRG

Facilitator(s)

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

Jess Martin jemartin@amherst.edu

Carolyn Margolin cmargolin@amherst.edu

Fiber Friends: Knitting, Crocheting, and Other Fiber Arts

Melissa Rivera melrivera@amherst.edu

Kate Wesolowski kwesolowski@amherst.edu

First Generation

Victoria Nardone vnardone@amherst.edu

Seeking co-facilitator!

Gaming

Jenny Citarelli jcitarelli14@amherst.edu

Seeking co-facilitator!

Latinx

 

Seeking facilitators!

LGBTIQ+

Syd Cooney sacooney@amherst.edu 

Emilia Shaw  eshaw@amherst.edu

Meditation

Emily Merriman emerriman@amherst.edu

Seeking co-facilitator!

Outdoors

Lauren Reutenauer lreutenauer@amherst.edu

Seeking co-facilitator!

People of ColorSeeking facilitators!

Propose a New CRG!

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