Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE)

Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment

Mission Statement

SCORE is more than an office or department; we seek to build a community of people dedicated to enhancing and supporting inclusion at Scripps College and beyond through programming and advising within a social justice framework.

SCORE has a strong collaborative relationship with Scripps International Students, Watu Weusi, Café con Leche, the Asian American Student Union, the Asian American Sponsor Program, the Disability, Illness, and Difference Alliance, Family, and Coalition Against Classism. SCORE also has a kitchen, living room, and conference room for student use by reservation. You can find us on the north side of campus, next to the Office of Student Engagement (OSE) and across from Frankel/Routt Residence Halls.

Meet the Staff

Jenn Wells
Assistant Dean and Director of SCORE
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Daniela Canas Baena
Interim Assistant Director of SCORE
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Support and Services

SCORE provides support and resources when

  • you would like to partner with SCORE to program an event focusing on the promotion of identity and social justice;
  • you want to plan an event that relates to SCORE’s mission and have questions about resources or need extra guidance;
  • you want to explore issues of identity personally or more broadly;
  • you want SCORE staff to lead training or a workshop on diversity and/or social justice for your club, organization, or department;
  • you need assistance facilitating a workshop or program related to identity, diversity, or social justice; or
  • you want to be connected with resources or services in the 5Cs or broader community.

Programs

SCORE leads the Scripps community in social justice education. SCORE programming is informed by “Hot Topics” on campus, national and international events, and community needs. SCORE programs also focus on providing community building opportunities as well as time and space for self-care.

Students are at the heart of the SCORE Office. SCORE student interns lead many of the office’s programming initiatives which are informed by their peers, conversations in classes, and the socio-political scene. SCORE empowers interns with the practical skills to help facilitate SCORE’s mission and prepare them to be leaders at Scripps as well as in their communities post-graduation.

Student Funding Opportunities

SCORE offers funding for initiatives that promote social justice, inclusion and equity, particularly for students seeking professional development and for student organizations seeking co-sponsorships for programming and events.  For more information, please contact Assistant Director, Daniela Canas Baena, at dcanasba@scrippscollege.edu.