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The Film Studies Program at Boston College sponsored a film screening of four student-produced documentary films on Friday night. Funded by the Jacques Salmanowitz Program for Moral Courage in Documentary Film and the LaMattina Family Grant for Social Justice Film, each short ...
For Kristin Antkoviak, plants and trees are one way to achieve social justice. Antkoviak, who is graduating with a master's degree in landscape architecture, has used her expertise to help revitalize her Phoenix neighborhood. And in connecting her neighbors with a little bit of nature, she's carving out a ...

Nadine Marsh-Carter has been named the 2018 recipient of the Pat Asch Fellowship for Social Justice. ... of Virginia and a former member of the Richmond School Board, will receive $17,500 to extend her social justice work in the Richmond community by addressing the challenge of equity in philanthropy.
Grace is the instructor for a year-long UA course called Documenting Justice in which students are guided through the process of conceptualizing and directing a short documentary centered around social justice. One student posed that Documenting Justice is the most important display of the arts at UA.
In explaining the history of social justice since the Women's Rights Movement and the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, Chief Elk also identified issues in the legal system and nonprofits, stating that while both can provide great resources for survivors, there is also backlash that harms marginalized communities ... education
Former Gov. Phil Hoff fought for social justice and equality throughout his life, another former Vermont governor said Friday. "He was a fine gentleman, someone who served our state well, ahead of his time in some areas," Jim Douglas said. "All Vermonters are in his debt, and grateful for his service to ...

Students at Whitman care a great deal about social justice issues that primarily do not affect them. In contrast to communities of color from underprivileged backgrounds, students at Whitman are (at least for now) primarily white and privileged. So when these students speak on behalf of/about the ...
Massive resistance has become a hallmark of American life under the Trump administration. Millions of people have clogged airports to protest Trump's travel and refugee ban, stood with indigenous people at Standing Rock, and taken to the streets in the Women's Marches, the March for Science, and ... Social Justice
Maybe it was the rumblings of social justice reverberating from the ecumenical Vatican II council in Rome. Or maybe it was the inconvenient question posed by her son Joseph one day in 1965, when he turned to her despairingly from the brutal television images of blacks being mistreated in the South ...
However, there is arguably an even more fundamental issue for why psychology must persist in studying and democratizing its health disparities research - it's a social justice issue! The issue of health disparities is about social justice because every person should have the right to enjoy optimal ...
When Butler University was founded in 1855, it was on a then-radical platform of inclusivity regardless of gender or race. Today, Butler continues to advertise its inclusive and caring culture– and every blonde, Christian business major on campus could tell you without question that they always feel loved ...
The performance will also include choral selections by the social justice composer Mark Miller and other contemporary tunes, according to a press release from Quorus. Founded in 2016, the choir strives to provide a safe space for the LBGTQ community through choral music and community service, the ...
Now, she has come to AU to bring humor with a helping of social justice as AU's first Comedian-in-Residence. Hall started incorporating comedy with activism when she took on a temporary two-week job with Atlantic Philanthropies, the foundation that has now sponsored Hall with a year-long externship to ...
Victor (Vic) Sidel, M.D., who died in late January, was a national and international champion for health, peace, and social justice. Among his numerous activities, he co-edited with me six books on war, terrorism, and social injustice that were published by Oxford University Press. Vic left an extensive legacy ...
A UCLA internship program aims to address social justice issues on campus through student-led discussions and art workshops. The UCLA Intergroup Relations Program's Diversity Peer Leader internship program recruits students to organize and facilitate events that address campus issues like diversity, ...
We can't truly protect the environment unless we tackle social justice issues, too. People of color continue to live closer to environmental hazards. By Amal Ahmed 4 hours ago. Protesters are confronted by the police in Warren County, NC. In the 1980s, the state of North Carolina built a toxic landfill in a low-income, ...
Bruins share their reactions to a plant-based tamale workshop held in UCLA's Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden. The workshop involved informative discussion and inspired conversation about the social justice issues affecting farmers and employees in the food industry.

Nelson Mandela, freedom fighter and the first democratically elected president of South Africa, would have been 100 years old this month. He was a fierce advocate for equality and a champion for the power of young people. Yet, his grandson Kweku says today's youth may recognize the name Nelson ...
A plan to establish a new social justice framework/action plan at the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District was met with unanimous praise at the Feb. 15 board meeting. The Social Justice Framework plan is part of SMMUSD's three-pronged approach to achieving “excellence through equity” ...
10, for the eighteenth annual Social Justice Teach-In. The Teach-In, facilitated by the Case Western Reserve University Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL), InterReligious Task Force on Central America (IRTF), Social Justice Institute and other partners, featured 33 workshops centered ...
They have worn "I can't breathe" shirts during pregame warm-ups to support the Black Lives Matter movement. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul, while onstage at the ESPYs in July 2016, decried police shootings of people of color, and spoke out about racial tensions in the ...
Social justice activist Angela Davis speaks in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum at Utah State University on Thursday. ... And it was not the only one, either, for the 74-year-old UC Santa Cruz distinguished professor emerita, who spoke for nearly an hour on “the intersection of the arts and social justice” in a talk ...
Pick a social justice campaign from the last few years — Black Lives Matter, #MeToo or Fight for $15 — and notice that behind it stand black women, whose physical and emotional labor helped lay roots and build movements now largely considered socially acceptable or “woke.” Not too long ago these ...
Support for university-based efforts to advance social justice is nothing new. But it tends to come from institutional grantmakers who look to campus scholars, research centers and law schools to move the needle on issues like poverty, democracy reform, or racial and gender equity. What we see less often ...
Social Justice Action Plan for SMMUSD. CRJ's free workshop on Feb. 11 will feature Dr. Ben Drati, Superintendent and Dr. Jacqueline Mora, Asst. District Superintendent of Education Services for the Santa Monica/Malibu United School District. Dr. Mora came to the SMMUSD district in October of 2017 from ...
Is God concerned about social justice? You can count on it. He rebuked people in the book of Amos who “turn justice to wormwood,” who “abhor him who speaks the truth,” who “trample on the poor,” who “afflict the righteous,” and who “take a bribe.” God tells his people that judgment is coming, and calls on ...
The church was packed with members, guests, and a full choir who came to hear Rev. Dr. Vernon Walton and local legislators speak on justice and legislative issues at the church. #Police brutality, immigration, housing, and incarceration were some of the social justice issues addressed in Walton's sermon ...
San Diego State University will deepen its efforts in research, develop a satellite campus and sharply focus on matters of social justice, especially along the U.S.-Mexico border, the school's new president said Thursday during her first major address. Adela de la Torre also told a crowd of 800 in Montezuma ...
Internationally-renowned educator, author and researcher Joy DeGruy spoke of the need to identify and re-evaluate behaviors passed down through generations of trauma during the 2018 Social Justice and Equity Lecture at Emporia State University's Albert Taylor Hall Thursday evening. DeGruy's theory ...
“Based on the work in her doctoral dissertation, she plans to study art teachers' transitional experience from pre-service to in-service teaching by collecting narratives of their experience and insights on teaching art for social justice and diversity in art education,” says LaPorte. “Her work is crucial to positively ...
How can truth deeply unsettle our assumptions about ourselves and our relations to others? And why did Baldwin think that this abstract concept of truth could play a concrete role in social justice? The Philosophers seek their own truth with Christopher Freeburg from the University of Illinois, author of Black ...
On Jan. 25, the College hosted its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award ceremony as part of its Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations. The awards seek to honor achievement in social justice by members of the Dartmouth community. Five people and one organization received awards this ...
The Good Fight won't likely reach the people who have made social justice warrior a pejorative term, but it's still valuable to the rest of us, as we retrace the decades of continuous effort that's led us to where we are today, and see, as the authors write, that “the human face of America's sporadically violent, ...
Though the frustration that exists with the status quo is understandable, the social justice movement needs to be careful not to inadvertently support or even become what it is fighting. Ending oppression requires abolishing power structures, not reversing or enhancing them. It is important to always keep ...
“I'm always interested in issues of fundamental fairness and social justice,” said Wiley. “I have a responsibility to this community and every ...
In November 2017, Theatre 167 will launch "167 West: Art into Action," a series of play readings exploring social justice/activist themes. The first three events in ...
I am a Rabbi. I am a social justice activist. I am a Zionist, meaning I support Israel as a sovereign Jewish and democratic state and affirm Israel's ...
Federal National Mortgage Association FNMA 1.45% CEO Timothy J. Mayopoulos' tone sounded geared more toward social justice than Wall ...
Citizens of the World School – Silver Lake cofounders Maureen Lamorena-Tatsui (seated) and Ramona Patrick (standing) with students.
The collaborative was made to make social justice education available to student leaders who are unable to attend RAPP because of the time, ...
Now, the Inglewood, California, native says that his work as a social justice advocate and educator for Black LGBTQ people and the Black ...
Back in the 1920s, there was a Jewish shoemaker who had a shop in downtown Waltham. According to the story, his son died and he needed ...
MIAMI – The Miami Dolphins announced the creation of a social justice grant program. Launching Dec. 1, the team will earmark funds to impact ...
Welcome to life in the Social Justice Cafeteria! Eat this! Don't eat that! While Hurricane Weinstein was blowing through town, my wife and I were ...
As I write this article, I am saddened to see how exploitation of social justice has become a reality. Notice how President [Donald] Trump and ...
RICHMOND, Ind. — Bethany Theological Seminary and Earlham School of Religion have been recognized as Seminaries That Changes the ...
Samandar Singh, the assassin who stabbed to death Clarist Sister Rani Maria Vattalil Maria in 1995, prays at her tomb in 2015 in Udainagar, ...
People stand in solidarity for survivors or rape and sexual assault during the #WeGrabBack rally on October 6, outside the White House.
On the first Fringe of November, we dive into two sets of new music, featuring local artists Brave Baby, Butterfly, Zoe Child and Young Mister.
While crime might not pay, New Jersey's two major gubernatorial candidates are hoping that their respective positions on crime and justice will ...


 

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