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Peace and Social Justice Week | February 19-26, 2020
The CIE-SJRC is excited to announce Peace and Social Justice Week: A series of events calling Northeastern students to action through community engagement. The events will be February 19-26, with an event held each day of the week. The main event is being held...
Fall Social Justice + Design Lecture Series: Anna Livia Brand
High Ground, Low Ground: The New Racial Topography of Urban Development in the 21st Century: In the 12 years years since Hurricane Katrina, planners and policy makers have promoted redevelopment on the city’s historic high ground as the method and metric...
Will NFL protests be seen as the moment “The tide turned” on race, social justice?
It’s a complicated issue for people who conflate the flag and the national anthem with “honor, glory, sacrifice, and in many cases, their own loss,” said Northeastern’s Martin Blatt, professor of the practice in history and director of the university’s...
Social Justice Pizza Party
Come to the Social Justice Resource Center on a Friday afternoon to unwind, chill, and connect with other socially conscious students at Northeastern. Every first Friday of the month you can swing by for fun activities and free snacks! ...
Social Justice + Design Lecture Series: Cara Michell
Cara Michell is an urban planner and artist based in Toronto, Ontario. She holds a Masters in Urban Planning from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Arts in Art and Archaeology (Program in Visual Arts – Sculpture)...
Renaming Yawkey Way: The power of sports in social justice
Amid escalating racial tension across the nation, Red Sox principal owner John Henry advocated for the renaming of Yawkey Way—the well-known Boston street outside Fenway Park named after former team owner Tom Yawkey. While Yawkey was at the helm, the Red...
Northeastern presents social justice advocate examining how to change a broken-system
Northeastern University hosted Bryan Stevenson, one of the country's most visionary legal thinkers and social justice advocates at the John D. O'Bryant African American Institute on June 15, 2017. A MacArthur fellow and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Stevenson...
Last Fridays: Social Justice Sundaes
Come build your own sundae at the SJRC, vegan options available! Come to the SJRC on a Friday afternoon to unwind, chill, and connect with other socially-minded students at Northeastern. Whether it's simply socializing with peers, sharing upcoming events, listening...
Called to Action: Lessons on Faith, Activism and Purpose with Social Justice Leaders
What drives your passion to pursue social justice? In what ways do your faith or values align or conflict with these passions? This program will highlight the experiences of social justice leaders who identify with their faith, spirituality or religious...
Picture Social Justice and Human Rights: Opening Reception
Join gallery1581 to witness art that expands global consciousness and inspires a humane perspective. This exhibition will serve to awaken our hope and promote constructive action in individuals, groups, and communities.
Lessons on Faith, Activism & Purpose with Social Justice Leaders
Called to Action: Lessons on Faith, Activism and Purpose with Social Justice Leaders What drives your passion to pursue social justice? In what ways do your faith or values align or conflict with these passions? This program will highlight the...
Student Leader Meet & Greet – Social Justice Panel Discussion
Please join us for a moderated panel discussion regarding different social justice issues with representatives from Boston activist programs including Roca, DSNI and Action for Boston Community Development. Before the panel discussion begins, attendees will have the opportunity to network...