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Wenatchee - Nominees for the 2018 civil rights & social justice Award were announced at the Wenatchee City Council meeting Thursday. The Diversity Advisory Committee nominates individuals, students, groups and businesses who have contributed to the community's social and civil growth.
The premise: Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) used those abilities to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black lightning. But after too many nights with his life on the line, and seeing the effects his alter ego was ...

The Miami Dolphins recently announced a new social justice-themed scholarship that will cover four years of tuition for one student, along with a "social justice grant program." In a Thursday press release, the team said it would be putting aside funds for a "Project Change Scholarship" for incoming college ...
MIAMI - The Miami Dolphins are now accepting applications for a social justice grant program and Project Change scholarship. The Dolphins organization has earmarked funds for a social justice grant program to impact organizations in need that are involved in community engagement, education or ...
Such collaboration is evident in some dioceses where traditional respect life and social justice offices now operate as one. Where they ... Prior to joining the archdiocese, he and his wife headed their parish social justice ministry and for years they melded respect life concerns with justice and peace work.

Jonathan Tremaine Thomas kneels on the steps of the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse at the start of a protest outside the building Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in St. Louis. Several protesters were arrested during the protest. Credit Jeff Robertson / The Associated Press. The Reverend Jonathan ...
The assault on free speech on college campuses continues, indicating this is not a brief malady but a much more virulent outbreak. The social justice movement has spread into the mindset of millions and the media, activated by college students and liberal progressives around issues such as race, gender ...
Applications for both the social justice grant program and Project Change Scholarship are due February 28 and can be submitted at The social justice grant program and Project Change Scholarship are part of a yearly fund for advocacy and social justice programs created by ...
The Oregon State University (OSU) diversity center is hiring two college students to promote "social justice" and "cultural engagement" on campus. In a recent job posting, OSU highlights that the two students will fill the newly created positions of Social Change Leadership Liaisons, working up to 20 hours a ...
In addition, she recently published a book chapter about social justice in early childhood education and earned a Cultivating New Voices Among Scholars of Color fellowship. She is the incoming chair of the Early Childhood Educational Assembly of the National Council of teachers of English and an active ...
Dr. Otis Moss III, senior pastor of Trinity United Church Of Christ, has built his ministry on social justice activism. Moss practices and preaches a black theology at his church, 400 W. 95th St., calling attention to mass incarceration, environmental justice and economic inequality. He recently led the team that ...
Anyone who has spent anytime anywhere and dared give an unpopular opinion knows what it's like to be the target of conservative outrage culture or its evil twin, SJWs gone wild. Perhaps now that recreational marijuana is being more and more common (thanks, California) people will relax a bit.
Soquel >> For more than 20 years, Roy Zimmerman has used satire and song to address issues of social justice, including racism, gun violence, climate change and income inequality. He'll bring his show "ReZist" to Michael's on Main for a 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, Jan. 4. Zimmerman's songs ...
But he's also recognized as a supporter and counselor to those who work for social justice and spiritual uplift the world over. Cardoza, who has been priest in charge at St. Mark's since 2015, was recently named church rector by a unanimous vote of the vestry. A formal installation ceremony is scheduled ...
A sweatsuit from hospital scrubs designed by Virgil Abloh. CREDIT: Courtesy of Steven Klein for Equinox. Stonewall stilettos by Shayne Oliver. CREDIT: Courtesy of Steven Klein for Equinox For use with Robin Givhan's Equinox story. Eau de Kathrine Switzer. CREDIT: Courtesy photo by Steven Klein for ...

During those years, she developed a lifelong commitment to fairness and social justice that she passed on to her children. She also became a champion for other young woman who were seeking employment and trying to gain a professional foothold at the university. Because of her ability to establish ...
The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement is hosting a Teen social justice-After-school meetup on Jan. 3. According to the facebook event, the meetup is "an initiative to help cultivate future leaders in politics or activism, to teach teens how to self-advocate, give back to their community, and provide a ...
These are the ways Erica Garner's family and friends want the world to remember her. Garner, 27, died on Saturday after suffering significant brain damage following a heart attack, representatives said. Her death was confirmed by a statement on her verified twitter account. Erica Garner came to ...
BY RICK HILL | Therese Marie Chorun, a fixture in Downtown New York City activist circles, died on Sept. 12. She was 55. After an April 2015 life-saving hospitalization following diagnosis and initial treatment for cervical cancer, she declined mainstream medical care for several months while pursuing ...
social justice is all about actively loving others who are vulnerable and in need. More particularly, social justice includes fair treatment and provision of opportunities for everyone in a society, with special emphasis and concern for the poor and other disadvantaged people. This crucial emphasis on caring ...
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) recently debuted a new dorm that promises to be a "safe, supportive living-environment" for students interested in promoting "social justice issues." ...
students at Merrimack College, the North Andover-based school that bills itself as "a selective, independent college in the Catholic, Augustinian tradition," can now opt to major in social justice. Merrimack's offering of a social justice major was first reported Wednesday by, ...
During a nearly three-hour social justice conscious Christmas special midnight mass, Saint Sabina's Father Michael L. Pfleger late Saturday night said Jesus was born 2,000 years ago but he lives in each of us today; in fact, "We are Christmas," he told a standing-room only crowd. With huge, colorful letters ...
students at Merrimack College, the North Andover-based school that bills itself as "a selective, independent college in the Catholic, Augustinian tradition," can now opt to major in social justice. Merrimack's offering of a social justice major was first reported Wednesday by, ...
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) recently debuted a new dorm that promises to be a "safe, supportive living-environment" for students interested in promoting "social justice issues." ...
ACLU Honors Colin Kaepernick For Bravery in "Risking and Losing His job" for the Cause of social justice ... Kaepernick has pledged to donate $1 million of his own money to social justice causes and has nearly reached that total, having already given $900,000. "We must confront systemic oppression as ...
COP23 in Bonn sought to maintain the global momentum for 'green growth' - to decouple output from greenhouse gas emissions. But the crucial topics of consumption, inequality and unrestrained growth were entirely absent. My recent book seeks to place these issues centre-stage. Consumption.
As a black queer femme, I've found so much strength, healing, and self-discovery through Yoga. But I wish there existed a space where social justice and yoga meet to provide healing to black femmes like me, who identify with feminine forms of self-expression but denounce confinement to traditional forms ...
The NFL is committing $90 million over the next seven years to social justice causes in a three-segment plan that involves league players. In a memo sent to the 32 teams on Friday and obtained by The Associated Press, the league unveiled what it calls a new and expanded program of community ...
I used to be a quiet kid that sat in the corner of the room when I'd get overwhelmed. If I was upset, you could find me crying somewhere alone or sprinting to the prairie-land just behind my childhood home for some comfort from the wide open sky. These were the ways in which I met myself; the ways I paid ...
Globe Photos/Sipa USA/NewscomMarkets are much more effective handmaidens of social justice goals than government is, I argue in a New York Times piece responding to NBC's firing of 20-year Today Show veteran Matt Lauer. "social media takes a lot of punches for enabling sexual harassment," I ...
NFL Commits $89M To social justice Causes; No Call For Players To End protests ... In a move the NFL hopes will help end the controversial protests by its players, the league has proposed committing $89M over seven years to social justice causes considered important to African-Americans. It's the first ...
Dr. Claudette Fleming, Executive Director of Age Concern, is the honoree for this year's peace and social justice Award, presented by the ...
MPR journalist shares the devastation that vulnerable communities face and the opportunity that reporters have to illuminate overlooked stories ...
A recovery in the labor market has reduced poverty and improved social justice across the EU, according to the Bertelsmann Foundation.
Dr. Andrew Hsi of the Institute for Health, Resilience, and Justice at the UNM Health sciences Center spoke during a social justice Lunchbox ...
In some ways, the documentary is a powerfully humble frame to this year's lineup for the social justice Film Festival (Nov. 16 - 21), as the stray ...
Poet whose book on social justice and racism anchored a Denver-wide reading initiative to host a talk Wednesday with Mayor Hancock.
social justice Fellows Certificate of Completion LAWRENCE -- The University of Kansas Office of Multicultural Affairs is accepting applications ...
Bishop Robert McElroy says gun control is a social justice issue of interest to the US Catholic bishops, and criticized the gun lobby for its ...
... housing marches, faith communities continue to push for social justice .... ran the Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee's social justice efforts.
Hey, if there's an Upside Down, maybe there's another dimension where Barb grew up to be a social justice warrior and kick-butt '90s woman.
The Diversity Peer educators (DPE) will be hired through the UM Residential Life Office, and will be tasked with promoting social justice in the ...
In the only two episodes they've made so far, the group has already covered issues like whether feminism is necessary and whether violent ...
Are American LGBT activists becoming more engaged in wider social justice issues than they have been in many years? I am hearing more ...
Hey y'all, we are going to be doing a series on terms you should know! Things like, what or who is a TERF? What does white fragility really ...
... the owners and players to discuss social justice initiatives has been canceled. "The league didn't accept our invitation," Jenkins said Sunday.
Since its establishment as a "soup kitchen" in the 1980s the Jesus Center has wrestled over whether it's a parachurch offering services to ...



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