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Social Justice & Equity

Social Justice & Equity Initiatives

Our Mission

The Women and Gender Equity Center recognizes that the pursuit of social justice and equity are both a "process and a goal", where its purpose is the recognition, equitable treatment, and full and equal participation of all groups in a society that is mutually shaped to meet their needs. The Social Justice and Equity initiatives offer ODU community members access to educational and interactive events, trainings, workshops, and leadership opportunities which are equally provided with regards to fairness and justice for all, while recognizing and advocating for our individual and collective differences in pursuit of becoming agents of change and of global citizenship.



Programs & Resources


Signature Events:


  • Period Equity Programming (PEP)

  • November

    • International Men's Day

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Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!