Community Connections on Campus

The ABCD Committee is an informal association of IT managers, programmers, researchers, students and faculty at Harvard and affiliated institutions. Meets monthly. There is also a number of working groups you can join.

The Analytics Staff Consortium (ASC) connects professional staff from across Harvard’s central administration and Schools who are analysts and whose work requires analytic expertise. Click here to join

The Association of Harvard Asian and Asian American Faculty and Staff (AHAAAFS) provides opportunities for networking, career development, awareness and support for Asian and Asian American faculty and staff. It also serves as a resource for the larger Asian and Asian American community at Harvard.

The Association of Harvard Latino Faculty and Staff is dedicated to articulating, supporting and promoting the needs and goals of the Latino community at the University.

The Committee on Concerns of Women (CCW) is a University-wide group jointly sponsored by the Harvard Human Resources and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. To learn more, email ccw@harvard.edu.

Crimson Toastmasters Club is the way to become a better speaker, while meeting others at Harvard with the same goals. Meets every other Tuesday from 1–2 p.m. at the Center for Workplace Development.

Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus (HGSC)  is composed of more than 4,700 gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Harvard and Radcliffe alumni, faculty, staff and students. Within the caucus there are many smaller groups that meet to socialize or advocate for LBGT issues.

Harvard Recreation’s Club Program offers the you chance to get fit, have fun and meet others around campus who share your interests. There are more than two dozen clubs ranging from Akido to handball to ultimate Frisbee. While clubs are student-run, in most cases employees are welcome to join.

Harvard Neighbors is a University-based volunteer and social organization that enriches the Harvard community through cultural and educational programs and events around Cambridge. Open to all members of the Harvard community and their spouses/partners.

The Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus isn’t just for students; staff have been singing in the group since its inception in 1979. Auditions are in September, with limited openings every January. Rehearsals are weekly, and performances are at the end of each semester.

Networking for Kids is a group that links Harvard parents of children with disabilities (including learning disabilities) and special medical care needs with each other and with Harvard scholars, researchers and students.

Out Played meets weekly at Boylston Hall (Harvard Yard) to play board and card games, while creating a safe and comfortable space for LGBT staff and graduates, as well as allies. Come learn new games and bring your favorites. Contact Wilhelm Engelbrecht with questions.

Longwood Toastmasters is a forum for the practice and development of public speaking skills. Meets at Harvard Medical School every other Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m.