What is SHOUT?
SHOUT is a student-led organization that spreads the knowledge of Social Handprints and Footprints and to expand diversity, equity, and inclusion to all schools across the region.
Meet the Chairs
Dr. Chuck Herring
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director
Director of Media
Director of Networking & Outreach
Director of Social Media
Director of Event Coordination
"These intrepid young leaders are students who want us …to find value in actively seeking opportunities to eradicate systemic ‘isms’. This is a moving and inspiring collection of stories about the need to advance justice
and the strategies to build more inclusive and equitable communities.”
Former Senator Pam Iovino
PA State Senator
“The consummate student first educator, Dr. Herring has provided a forum for the
students to share not only their powerful narratives but direct insight into ways to
process their experiences and tangible steps we can take to confront the ills of our
Dr. Clyde Pickett
Vice-Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion at PITT
“If we truly want to become part of the change we wish to see in this country, it starts with our youth. This program is a testament to Dr. Herring’s leadership and vision, in providing a platform for students to share their experiences and highlight the inequalities occurring around them..."
General Manager of Clevland Cavaliers
"...Inclusion starts with recognizing the voices of the unheard and undervalued. The good, young voices in this organization opens the door to the uninvited, creating space for us
Dr. Andre M. Perry
Fellow, The Brookings Institution
"One of the most remarkable tools is a pen for it holds the rhythm of choreographic movements that can change the world one letter at a time, page by page. All I can say is Dance On, SHOUT! Dance On!”
Emmy Award Winner
“These students and their stories are AMAZING! The courage to express what social injustices related to discrimination in their own lives and the ability to articulate it with such grace-is phenomenal!