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  • work
  • The concluding section identifies four areas where social epidemiologists, practitioners of social medicine, and health and human rights advocates can and must work together in order to make progress on health and health equity. (hhrjournal.org)
  • activism
  • The soda company's new ad, which was pulled this week after a public outcry, shows that diversity and social activism can be sold like any other product. (rabble.ca)
  • In September 2015, Vancouver-based activist, therapist and professor Vikki Reynolds's lecture was entitled "Social justice activism and community work: Tensions, points of connection and hopeful scepticism. (wlu.ca)
  • inequity
  • Founders Leslie Brocklebank and her husband Charles Gray came into an inheritance of about $500,000, Wandschneider says, and brought a group of activists and philanthropists together to figure out how the money could have the deepest impact on the root causes of social inequity and environmental degradation. (eugeneweekly.com)
  • In this paper, we examined the similarities and differences between three perspectives (i.e., weight-centric, non-weight-centric (health-centric), and health at every size) used to understand weight bias and approach weight bias research with regard to (a) language about people with large bodies, (b) theoretical position, (c) identified consequences of weight bias, and (d) identified influences on weight-based social inequity. (hindawi.com)
  • 2016
  • To move us forward on living our values as an organization regarding our work on racial and social justice issues , a proposal was made during the 2016-2017 fiscal year to adopt a new conference name, "The Conference on Racial and Social Justice" It was supported and approved by NEA President, Lily Eskelsen Garcia. (nea.org)
  • Theories
  • Students involved in the program shall attend regular meetings to discuss competing theories of economic development as well as the various political, social, and economic issues our partner communities may face given their history, geography, culture, and economy. (claflin.edu)
  • students
  • The main assessment resource is the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL), a survey tool that gives insight into how students understand social justice and civic leadership. (uiw.edu)
  • John and Erma Stutzman Peace Fellows Program encourages talented Illinois Wesleyan University students to pursue focused study in areas involving peace, conflict resolution, and social justice. (iwu.edu)
  • The goal is to provide a unique space for educators, students, parents & families, organizers, community members & leaders to unite for the advancement of Justice in Education. (nea.org)
  • The social justice major is intended for students interested in creating a more just and equitable world. (merrimack.edu)
  • Students are also required to engage and actively participate in events organized by the program, such as field trips, social justice events (Social Justice Week/Month), documentaries and lectures. (merrimack.edu)
  • Seattle University School of Law is hosting its first Social Justice Hackathon , a two-day event bringing together law students, lawyers and developers to create software applications designed to improve access to legal service. (campustechnology.com)
  • It engages students in the interrogation and further theorizing of social justice issues and social justice education practices for the purpose of developing knowledge capable of fostering educational environments that are socially just, diverse, inclusive, and equitable. (umass.edu)
  • issues
  • This set of courses contribute to the development of foundational knowledge in social justice education theory, research and praxis including the development of competency in at least four social justice issues. (umass.edu)
  • NOTE: EDUC 691E includes studying a minimum of FOUR social justice issues from among the following: Ableism, Classism, Gender Oppression, Heterosexism, Racism, Religious Oppression, Sexism, Transgender Oppression and Youth Oppression. (umass.edu)
  • change
  • We call for recognition and discussion of weight bias as a social justice issue in order to change the discourse and professional practices extended towards individuals with large bodies. (hindawi.com)
  • organization
  • This means that as an organization of professionals, we accept and act on our broad responsibility to be involved in the social development of the communities and the province we live in, and we do this in the interests of the children we teach. (bctf.ca)
  • Upon successful completion of the social justice program, you'll be well equipped to pursue a career in a community organization, university, research institute, consulting firm, corporation or government agency. (merrimack.edu)
  • program
  • So the whole basis for this "social justice" program in low-income communities-that the ADHD drugs will improve school performance of kids and "level the playing field," so they can compete academically with children from wealthier families-this whole program is based on a lie to begin with. (infowars.com)
  • education
  • Portions of this chapter also appeared in "From Redlining to Benevolent Societies: The Emancipatory Power of Spatial Thinking," Theory and Research in Social Education 40, 2012, pp. 134-163. (springer.com)
  • Maps and map learning in social studies education. (springer.com)
  • Social Education, 70 (7), 398-404. (springer.com)
  • Recently named the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. award for Social Justice, Ross is well known for her glowing passion for global equity, especially in education. (otterbein.edu)
  • EDUC 691E Social Justice in Education (3 cr. (umass.edu)
  • youth
  • Led by people of color, the garden hosts classes that teach youth about systemic inequities in the food system and help them learn important life skills like healthy cooking and working in diverse social settings. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Challenges
  • La Finca also runs women-centric educational programs for members of the community, and, because decision-making is undertaken collaboratively, it astutely challenges conventional notions of social hierarchy. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Urban
  • In fact, as practiced in farms and gardens in New York and elsewhere, urban agriculture is as much about social justice as it is about the quality or proximity of produce. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • focus
  • You will focus on how social, political and economic structures, systems and institutions help or hurt people's abilities to meet their basic needs. (merrimack.edu)
  • While MRG now makes grants all over Oregon, it originally had a Eugene focus, Wandschneider says, and on Sunday, June 26, the group will host its annual Social Justice Summer Party here in Eugene at the Campbell Senior Center. (eugeneweekly.com)
  • Courses
  • As part of the overall 124 credit minimum, the requirements for the major in social justice include a minimum of 34 credits in the major and nine courses and an internship. (merrimack.edu)