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Hope Advocates for Invisible Conditions

Invisible conditions are not always obvious to the onlooker, but can sometimes or always limit daily life.

A white awareness ribbon with "HAIC" written on it in purple that is surrounded by a white box. These elements are enclosed by a purcle circle.Hope Advocates for Invisible Conditions (HAIC) is a multicultural student organization on Hope College's campus dedicated to spreading awareness and providing advocacy for students with conditions and disabilities both seen and unseen.

What does HAIC do?

  • Organize campus events to increase awareness of invisible conditions. These include panel discussions, movie screenings, speaker presentations, stress-relief activities and more.
  • Advocate for changes in campus policies and procedures to better support students with invisible conditions.
  • Promote the services available from Disability and Accessibility Resources (DAR), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and others.

Who Joins HAIC? 

Members of Hope Advocates for Invisible Conditions are students with an interest in invisible disabilities and conditions, such as psychology, neuroscience, biology and social work students. Some students are living with one or more invisible condition.