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Social Justice

Social Justice Week

Social Justice Week started in 2013 with the goal of introducing social justice issues to the Merrimack College campus.

More information: socialjusticeweek@merrimack.edu

Past Events

2017 Social Justice Week: One Human Family
April 3-7, 2017
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2016 Social Justice Week: Diversify
April 11-15, 2016
The 2016 Social Justice Week focused on what diversity looks like at Merrimack College and in our world, as well as what our community can do to contribute to a more just campus climate and a more just world.

2015 Social Justice Week
March 23-29, 2015
Some of this week’s activities and events included:

  • Lectures, discussions and workshops on officer-involved shootings, public and private use of drones, drug law reform, financial exclusion, media hypocrisy, freedom of speech and more
  • A student dialogue dinner celebrating religious and cultural diversity
  • Hosted movie screenings on race and food chains/food justice
  • Theatre projects on the formerly incarcerated and gender studies issues 

2014 Social Justice Month
Graduate students from the Community Engagement program organized a month-long social justice calendar of events. 

2013 Social Justice Week
March 11-15, 2013
The week included a variety of activities and events, such as:

  • Documentary viewings with Q&A sessions with their directors and producers
  • Workshops on safe allies and intersectionality
  • Speakers on immigration, incarcerated populations, LGBTQ rights, environmental issues, education and activism
  • Student artwork, photography and poster sessions throughout campus to provoke questions and conversations
  • Meetings with Lawrence community organizations at the Everett Mills

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More Info 

Julie Havey
Admin. Assistant, World Languages and Cultures
Sullivan 202

978-837-5376
haveyj@merrimack.edu

 

Luis Sáenz de Viguera Erkiaga
Director, Social Justice
Associate Professor, World Languages and Cultures

978-837-3471
saenzdevigul@merrimack.edu