Issue-Oriented Clubs and Organizations



1 in 4
1 in 4 is an all men's organization which educates men and other students about sexual assault and sexual violence. The aim of 1 in 4 is to help reduce the incidences of sexual assault and violence through advocacy, programming, and prevention techniques. 1 in 4 also addresses gender-based stereotypes about men, women, and sexual violence.

American Cancer Society Relay for Life
American Cancer Society Relay for Life is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by initiating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society in college communities.

Amnesty International
Amnesty International at Connecticut College is dedicated to the investigation and prevention of worldwide human rights violations and strives to promote the integrity of all human beings, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age or political affiliation. Its members promote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the College's campus, within the New London community, nationally and globally. Amnesty International is concerned with the impartial protection of all human rights.

Cakes for Care
Cakes for Care is a student organization dedicated to the art of baking and to the support of local New London charities.

Energy Conservation Organization
Energy Conservation Organization, formerly the Renewable Energy Club, seeks to raise awareness on campus and act as a think tank to promote and undertake practical approaches for energy conservation and efficiency and renewable energies. It strives to keep Connecticut College as a leader in environmental stewardship through the presentation of innovative ideas and raising awareness on campus.

Forest Justice
Advocates for forest conservation and against deforestation.

Oceana
Oceana advocates for ocean health and responsible use of marine resources.

Slavery Ends Today (SET)
Slavery Ends Today seeks to raise awareness and take action against forced and coerced labor, both domestically and internationally, through educational programming, fundraising, and supply drives in support of international organizations.

Students Organized Against Racism (SOAR)
SOAR promotes a general awareness of cultural, racial and ethnic differences as well as similarities. Its members create campus projects that educate students of the evils of racism. They also plan activities, advise the institution, and serve as an advocate for changes which promote racial understanding.

Sprout! Gardening Club
Sprout is the organic gardening club and sustainable food initiative on campus. They educate the College community about sustainable agriculture, promote the purchase of locally and organically grown foods, supply sustainably/organically grown foods to the dining halls, and provide students a means to learn about sustainable agriculture first-hand by working in the campus garden.

The Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues, a segment of V-Day, has been part of the Connecticut College community for ten years. Come watch our all-female cast perform the Vagina Monologues and educate the community about women's issues.

Women's Center
The center is a safe, welcoming space for the College community to engage and discuss gender issues; to explore the ways in which gender identities intersect with race, nationality, class, sexual identity/expression, religion, age, physical or mental ability; to educate and provide support services for advocates seeking social change on gender issues; and to celebrate the emergence of vibrant young women.