Social Justice

Human expression and activism are inevitably intertwined, but religious beliefs can also enhance the importance of art. Actor Harry Lennix and Associate Professor of Music Theory Dwight Andrews discussed the intersection of spirituality, art and social justice March 25 at ...

From Nov. 18 to 20, TEDxEmory hosted a series of events with themes ranging from climate change to mental health as part of their TEDxYouth series. The talks showcased relevant, contentious and relatable topics for college students. As events were ...
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Preamble: We, the Black Students of Emory University, demand an active change in University policy directed towards Black students. Emory, a school that claims to pursue a community of care, does very little to demonstrate its commitment. Despite initiatives set ...
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Last week, scores of students gathered for a protest in solidarity with black students at Mizzou and Yale. College senior Casidy Campbell read a list of demands, which was given to Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay ...
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During the summer of 2010 a friend of mine and I were confronted by the Albuquerque Police Department. The crime? Feeding the homeless. The police told us it was illegal to feed the homeless without a permit and asked us ...
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This past Martin Luther King Jr. Day, over 400 students participated in Emory’s Day On, a comprehensive set of service projects hosted by Volunteer Emory. A slew of local organizations, including the Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House, Trees Atlanta and Habitat ...
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Dear Emory community, We, the students of the Freedom at Emory initiative, are writing this letter to bring attention to the current situation that undocumented students face as residents of the United States and outline what Emory University can do ...
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Although shelters provide animals with basic necessities, animal shelters are not the best places for animals to live. Even with their staff, donors and volunteers who devote themselves to providing better environment for the animals, animal shelters face problems like euthanization, overcrowding, post adoption problems and capital insufficiency.

  I have been interested in the social justice issue of animal rights since I began leading a Volunteer Emory service trip to Georgia’s largest no-kill animal shelter, Furkids. Leah, the volunteer coordinator at Furkids, gave us an orientation about ...