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The Lemon Project Society

The Lemon Project: A Journey of Reconciliation's undergraduate and graduate student volunteer group is called The Lemon Project Society.

We are currently accepting applications for new members of The Lemon Project Society. Click here to access the application for Spring 2022.  Applications are due April 29, 2022. 

The Lemon Project Society is a student volunteer organization that:
  • supports the Lemon Project’s efforts to rectify wrongs perpetrated against African Americans by William & Mary and to build bridges between the University and Williamsburg and Greater Tidewater area
  • facilitates academic and extracurricular opportunities for students
The Lemon Project Society provides students with academic opportunities to build skills in the following areas:
  • community engagement
    • interacting with community at LP symposium and other events
    • working to build positive campus climate
  • public speaking & public history
    • serve as ambassadors of the Lemon Project to their fellow students & community members
  • team building
    • working together toward common goals
  • networking
    • one on one networking opportunities with Porch Talk speakers, symposium speakers, & W&M faculty members
  • digital curation
    • assist Graduate Assistant with social media management and provide suggestions for the website
Students are expected to attend and volunteer at the annual Lemon Project Symposium, the Donning of the Kente, Lemon’s Legacies Porch Talks, Drum Circles & other events.


Expectation of 10 hours of volunteer time a semester, as reported to LP Program Manager.
  • Post flyers for at least 2 LP events a semester
  • Volunteer as ushers at DOK
  • Preparations for LP symposium
  • Volunteer and/or attend the LP symposium
  • Attend at least two LP events
  • Assist Program Manager in social media

Questions?  Email [[w|lemon]].