Initiatives & Programs
Our Roots: QTBIPOC Radical Healing Space
A monthly gathering space with workshops and events centering the stories of Queer and Trans, Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (QTBIPOC) and providing a space for open dialogue, community connections, and collective resilience.
Anthologies: HerStory and HaverQueer
A tradition that began in 1983 with the first class of women, HerStory is an anthology that is composed of students’ stories, poetry, and art capturing their years at Haverford College. The anthology has been published annually and archived at the GRASE Center and Lutnick Library. HaverQueer is a new anthology sharing the name of a zine released in 2017, is founded in 2023, and captures the history, experiences, and stories of LGBTQIA+ students at Haverford.
A residential and community space, led by LGBTQIA+ students, that host monthly events for residents as well as the larger campus community.
GRASE LGBTQIA+ Mentorship Program is a pilot initiative that aims to enhance LGBTQIA+ students' overall college experience by matching students with alumni and peer mentors for guidance, support, and resources.
Latinx History Month
Join the GRASE Center for joint events during the Latinx History Month programs organized by the Alliance of Latin American Students (ALAS), Latinx Center residents, and offices and departments across campus to celebrate Latinx LGBTQIA+ history.
LGBTQIA+ History Month
LGBTQIA+ History Month is a month-long celebration that is nationally recognized. At Haverford College, we commit to honories the history, legacies, and movement of Queer and Trans communities at the college and surrounding communites. Events include an archival exhibit of LGBTQ+ activism on campus, visit to Philadelphia Gayborhood, conversations, and celebration of National Coming Out Day and International Pronouns Day.
Trans Resilience Month
A series of programming at Haverford to honor, celebrate, and advocate for our transgender and gender diverse communities. Events include Trans resilience series, name change clinic, and culminates with the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR).
Indigenous Heritage Month
A series of joint programmings with the Race and Ethnicity Education Office (REEO) to honor and celebrate the lives and stories of LGBTQIA+ and Two-Spirit Indigenous communities.
Black History Month
A series of joint programmings with the Race and Ethnicity Education Office (REEO), Black Students’ League Officers, Black Cultural Center residents, and campus partners celebrating Black trans and queer joy.
Women’s History Month
A series of events that celebrates women in history and today, including commemorating the vital role of Haverford women in gender equity and right to equal education. An archival exhibit is hosted in partnership with Lutnick Library that illustrates the stories of the fight for women’s right to education, the formation of the Women’s Center following gender based violence, and the leadership and (in)visibility of Black and Brown Haverford women.
Campus Pride Month
A month-long celebration of Pride Month at Haverford that includes Pride Festival, Drag Ball, Community Conversation, panels, mixers, film screening, and more.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
A series of joint programming with Title IX Office to raise awareness, co-create dialogues, and provide resources on sexual violence prevention, heality relationships, and boundaries.
Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month
Joint programming with Pan Asian Resource Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs liaisons, and campus partners on APIDA LGBTQIA+ identities.
An end-of-year celebration honoring the achievements and contributions of LGBTQIA+ graduating students.