Social Justice: Maria’s Tower - First Year Students

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What is the Social Justice Floor?

Join this safe and welcoming community and explore areas of social justice such as race, class, sexual identity, gender expression, ethnicity, and religion through a variety of programs and activities.  Learn practical and powerful ways on how to impact communities both inside and outside of your own identities.  Typical events include: discussions surrounding diversity, social justice and inclusion, guest speakers with professors, and workshops with your fellow peers. 

 

Why Choose Social Justice?

  • To support and encourage residents to stay focused on academic goals throughout the year. 

  • To give back to the community through service. 

  • To gain a more practical understanding of the law and explore the driving forces behind the law. 

  • To facilitate multiple discussions about identity, censorship, civility, and human relations politics

  • To empower and equip residents with practical ways to affect change in areas that impact them and the world around them. 

  • To understand deeply Social Justice issues that shape choices we make in our communities. 

  • To understand deeply Social Justice issues that shape choices we make in our communities. 

Events to look forward to:

  • Know your Rights! Workshop
  • Trip to United Nations
  • The Politics of Human Relations Workshop
  • Trip with Chicktime to a children's center
  • Movie Screening of we are Legion Documentary
  • Diversity Workshop
  • Traditional vs. Liberal Workship
  • Movie Screening of the Zeitgeist