IDEA Partnerships

The IDEA Initiative at Scripps College partners with both on- and off-campus organizations to engage the Scripps community in timely, relevant, and critical dialogue.

Scripps College/The Claremont Colleges Partners

Scripps Presents
Scripps Presents is an electrifying mix of storytellers and artists, policymakers and musicians—and everything in between—committed to hosting eye-opening, mind-bending, genre-defying tête-à-têtes with iconic and emerging thinkers and doers, writers and performers, whose passion and perspective are changing the way we see the world.

This hour-long, weekly series features thought-provoking presentations by Scripps College faculty and visiting scholars and is open to the greater community.

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department
The Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department examines the categories of women, gender, and sexuality as they intersect with race, class, ethnicities, belief systems, and nationalities.

Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA)
OBSA is a cultural center and service unit within The Claremont Colleges Services. On behalf of The Claremont Colleges, the Office of Black Student Affairs is dedicated to providing support, resources and space for students of African descent to feel safe, valued, informed and connected.

Office of the Dean of Faculty at Scripps College
The Dean of Faculty Office assists Scripps’ faculty with their scholarship, research, and academic needs. It is their goal to provide excellent service and knowledgeable support.

Office of the President of Scripps College
Overseeing the offices and services of Scripps College, the Office of the President sponsors the IDEA Initiative.

Office of Student Affairs at Scripps College
The Dean of Students Office and Student Affairs encompasses all of co-curricular campus life—through acts of compassion, wisdom, integrity, professionalism and respect—works as a team to systematically create an educational and inclusive community that fosters the development of students as well-balanced leaders, scholars and engaged citizens.

Queer Resource Center (QRC)
The Queer Resource Center is a 7-College resource center serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, omnisexual, and pansexual communities, as well as allies, at The Claremont Colleges.

Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE)
SCORE works to build an inclusive community through social justice programming with an emphasis on intersectionality.

External Partners

Bright Prospect
Bright Prospect, a nonprofit organization serving the Inland Empire, empowers high potential, low-income students to gain admission, succeed and graduate from four-year colleges and universities by providing a comprehensive counseling and support system throughout their high school and college years.

Food Forward
Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need and inspiring others to do the same.

Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA)
KIWA organizes immigrant workers in low-wage industries, tenants, and their families to promote workplace justice, housing rights, immigrants’ rights, democratic and sustainable community development, civic participation, gender justice, and cultural resistance.

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide.

Social Justice Training Institute (SJTI)
SJTI provides a forum for the professional and personal development of social justice educators and practitioners to enhance and refine their skills and competencies to create greater inclusion for all members of the campus community.