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