Social Justice Education Program Staff

Director - Relando Thompkins-Jones (He/Him/His)

Relando Thompkins-Jones joined Grand Valley State University as its inaugural Social Justice Educator/Coordinator in July 2016. He works with students, faculty, and staff in institutions of higher education on college campuses, as well as with community groups, and secondary schools creating, planning, and implementing experiential activities and projects that advance diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice. He holds a Bachelors in Social Work from Oakland University in Rochester Michigan, and a Masters in Social Work from the University in Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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Director of Social Justice Education

4035 James H. Zumberge Hall
(616) 331-3296
thomrela@gvsu.edu


Social Justice Educator/Coordinator - D. Hollowell (They/Them/Their)

D. Hollowell is a Black, Queer, Agender feminist, Organizer, educator and life-long resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan. A GVSU alum, they co-founded the first student org for Queer & Transgender People of Color during their undergraduate career, are a member of the Triota Women and Gender Studies' honor society, studied the intersectional effects of racial apartheid in South Africa as a Gilman Award Scholar, and has since been featured as a guest at numerous community events, including the 2018 Partners for a Racism Free Community Conference. In the years to come, they hope to remain committed to the collective liberation of marginalized populations. 

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Social Justice Educator/Coordinator

4035 James H. Zumberge Hall
(616) 331-3296
hollowde@gvsu.edu


GRADUATE STUDENT - (Vacant)

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Graduate Student

4035 James H. Zumberge Hall
(616) 331-3296 

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