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CCEL hosts Social Justice Teach-In

February 16, 2018

More than 300 students and community members crowded the Tinkham Veale University Ballroom on the morning of Feb. 10, for the eighteenth annual Social Justice Teach-In. The Teach-In, facilitated by the...

Turning voices into action

Some of the East Cleveland residents whose oral histories were collected for the Voicing & Action Project remarked on how East Cleveland has transformed from the
February 12, 2016

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...

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

February 12, 2016

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...

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

January 29, 2016

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...

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

Case Western Reserve United
January 22, 2016

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...

Brittany Chung nationally recognized for promoting social justice at CWRU

Brittany Chung is the only student being recognized in this year's National Dialogue Awards.
October 8, 2015

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...

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