Words Matter was created to help students acknowledge the spectrum of diversity on campus and in the community, and to foster respect for all. To encourage students to realize that they are responsible for their own choices and to recognize how others may perceive them.


Originally Created by:
Jodi Hammerwold
Ashley Goliti

Edited by:
Eric Cerney
Evan Ruhwedel

Special thanks to:
Haley Zahner
Patrick Fina
Brandon Martin

Featuring video footage from:

"Obama in Wisconsin: Words Matter"

Martin Luther King "I Have a Dream"

"Severn Suzuki speaking at UN Earth Summit 1992"

"Maya Angelou 1993 Bill Clinton Inauguration"

Music by:
Common - I have a Dream
Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth
Jason Derulo - Whatcha Say
Black Eyed Peas - One Tribe
Black Eyed Peas - Where is the Love?

This video is property of:
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA,
Student Life & Leadership

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