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Lehigh University's Black and Latino Alumni Network for Community and Equity (BALANCE) is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to serve the needs and strengthen the relationships of Black and Latino alumni; to engage and involve alumni in the University's initiatives in order to influence the ideals of an equitable and inclusive Lehigh community.

In an effort to better plan events and programs in the year ahead, we are asking BALANCE members to complete this survey and welcome any additional ideas you have as well. Should you have any questions or comments, please contact Miguel Rivera in Alumni Relations via e-mail at


Goals of BALANCE

  • Build a network of Black and Latino alumni to facilitate their affiliation with each other and the university
  • Reach out to Black and Latino alumni to engage them in the life of the university
  • Provide university leadership with input to influence the policies and practices on diversity
  • Involved Black and Latino alumni in the university's strategies to support retention, and assist with the recruitment of well qualified or outstanding Black and Latino students
  • Establish a program for alumni to serve as mentors and provide career development guidance for students.

BALANCE is seeking more volunteers to expand, change, and evolve into an active and vibrant network that serves as an important resource for our community.Find a volunteer opportunity that is right for you. [PDF]

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