Features: Connect. Create.

We see it time and again: Sarah Lawrence alumni, students, and faculty connecting audacious ideas with bold action, individual passions with mutual concerns, academic inquiry with real-world problem solving.

Pushing back arbitrary boundaries of discipline, generation, and identity, we’re creating projects, programs, networks, organizations, and communities that defy convention and conformity.

One thing we can all agree on?

An SLC education teaches us to question how-it’s-always-been-done.

Home Economics

Home Economics

How can cities develop vibrant neighborhoods and affordable housing without displacing residents? Regina Davis ’79 and Samuel Stein ’05 are addressing that very challenge—on opposite coasts.

Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice

Five alumni in notably different organizations and roles are united in supporting the health and wellness of the transgender community—inviting trans people and allies to join them in making positive change.

Room for Improvement

Room for Improvement

Patrick Larvie ’90 and Ari Kepnes ’12 combine low-tech and high-tech tools and tactics to design user-centered workplaces.

Choosing Restoration Over Retribution

Choosing Restoration Over Retribution

In the aftermath of crime and conflict, attorney Mika Dashman ’97 often sees punitive systems fail. The alternative? Facilitate and foster meaningful accountability. She’s taken it upon herself to build a networking hub for more than 3,000 restorative justice practitioners and supporters who share her progressive vision.

Best Friends, Indeed

Best Friends, Indeed

Surrounded by companions of both the two-legged and four-legged varieties (plus a few of the feathered kind), Jana de Peyer ’70 (née Leonore Feldman) threw caution to the western winds, co-founding Best Friends Animal Society® in the canyons of Utah. The nonprofit is now a model sanctuary and national leader in animal welfare.

Creating a Space to Create

Creating a Space to Create

Tiffany-LaTrice Williams MA ’14 believes black women artists need the same sort of support network that traditionally boosts their white colleagues. So she founded one.