Safe Space Ally Training, Men of Color Initiative and Men's Project
Miguel is a Program Coordinator working with the men’s initiatives and LGBTQIA programming and outreach for the Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs (SDMA). Miguel oversees and provides leadership for the Men’s Project, a project that explores masculinity and gender related issues and the redefinition of manhood from the lens of social justice. Miguel also oversees the Black Men’s Initiative, a retention and leadership program that strives to empower our men of color to excel and grow in their educational experience while developing their leadership skills with the end goal of graduating and preparing them for post graduation. Miguel will also be leading the Safe Space and Ally Development for the Loyola University along with other LGBTQIA programs and initiatives. Before Joining the SDMA team, Miguel Macias served as a Graduate Assistant with the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Seattle University. In his position he worked with LGBTQIA programming and served as a main contact for students who needed institutional or community LGBTQIA resources and mentorship. In his time at Seattle University, Miguel took the Jesuit philosophy of “Cura Personalis” care for the entire person and took it on as his own. Through his experiences as a first-generation Mexican-American and son of immigrants, Miguel is committed to promoting social justice and dignity for all people through the means of higher education. Miguel Macias graduated with his B.S. in Sociology from Washington State University, and his M.Ed. in Student Development Administration from Seattle University.