Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs

Queer and Trans Students of Color are welcome to our monthly community meals, in partnership with the University of Michigan Spectrum Center. These meals are for/by QTPOC and each will be hosted by a QTPOC staff, faculty, and community member around U-M. Join in for food and community! 


A FREE MEAL will be provided to the first 15 students who sign up. If there are more than 15 students signed up for a session, they will be put on a waiting list. Should there be any cancellations/changes, please contact chee ia yang ( at your earliest convenience.

Summer 2018 - RSVP HERE 

  • July 26: Amber Williams (she/her/hers) is the Assistant Director for the Community Action and Social Change (CASC) minor at the School of Social Work at U-M where she advises and facilitates student academic and co-curricular engagement. Williams' previous work emphasized student of color empowerment and self authorship through leadership in multicultural affairs and academic service learning. Her most recent work involves institutional leadership for diversity in an effort to create inclusive campus climate and culture for underrepresented populations. She also is passionate about contemporary campus-based activism and the role of student leaders in the transformation of higher education policy and practice in relation to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Spring 2018 

  • May 30: Saba Keramati (she/her/hers) grew up in the Bay Area and moved to Michigan for her undergraduate degree, where she studied English and Global Media Studies. She has experience working in arts administration, publishing, and now student affairs. Her passions around social justice include multiracial identity, LGBTQ identity, and media representation. Saba is excited to meet students across campus, especially out-of-state students who may be navigating Michigan as an entirely new place, or students who will soon be transitioning into the workforce and have questions about it. Her hobbies include writing poetry, shopping at Trader Joe's and watching Jane the Virgin. 

Winter 2018 

  • Jan. 25: Dr. William A. Calvo-Quiros 
  • Feb. 21: Linsa Varghese 
  • Mar. 28: Emilio Rodriguez 

Fall 2017 

  • Sept. 27: Liz Gonzalez 
  • Oct. 25: Kerene Moore
  • Dec. 6: Jonathan Merrill