The Observer

Turning voices into action

Turning voices into action

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

In its early stages, the project that the Social Justice Institute (SJI) recently released on YouTube and began teaching as a curriculum at Shaw High School was simply known as the “Debut Collaborative Project.” All its organizers knew was that they wanted their first project to involve curriculum...

CCEL, SJI and Interreligious Task Force host Social Justice Teach-in

Rachel Payne, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Headlines, News

On Saturday, Feb. 6, hundreds of students from the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL), representatives from the Interreligious Task Force (IRTF) and the Social Justice Institute (SJI) and community members from various other groups gathered in the The Kelvin + Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom...

O’Keeffe: Students seeking justice promotion must follow Stevenson’s words closely

Heather O'Keeffe

January 29, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last week Bryan Stevenson, lawyer and executive director of the Equal Justice Institute, delivered a stirring speech for MLK Convocation. At times funny, others teary eyed and always powerful, Stevenson’s speech was inspiring in a myriad of ways. While Stevenson focused on his experiences and causes,...

Lehrer: Ensure that Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision, legacy endure

Josh Lehrer

January 22, 2016


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Our country has a race problem; that is ever so clear in these tumultuous times. But what can we do to influence meaningful change? That is much harder to answer. In the spirit of celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his accomplishments, it is important to realize how relevant...

Brittany Chung nationally recognized for promoting social justice at CWRU

Brittany Chung nationally recognized for promoting social justice at CWRU

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy Editor

October 8, 2015


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Fourth-year student Brittany Chung first became involved with Sustained Dialogue when she unintentionally volunteered to be a moderator for a leadership conference the summer before her second year. Since then, she has seen it impact every part of her life and bring substantive changes to the Case Western...

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