The MA in Social Justice & Community Development program has recently released a new video about their program and the good work its students do in Chicago, in the nation, and in the world.
Archive for October, 2012
The MCHR will host a day conference on solitary confinement and human rights. This event will take place in Chicago on November 9. Registration ends October 26. Click for more information or to learn more about this organization and topic.
“On world’s first International Day of the Girl Child, UN calls for end to child marriage” from UN News Centre
The United Nations marked the first International Day of the Girl Child by calling for an end to child marriage and stressing education for girls.
Marquette University students involved in YES – Youth Empowerment in the Struggle – supported local pizza shop employees during their strike due to unfair labor practices last month.
By Emily Study
Reporter for the Loyola Phoenix
The president of the Unified Student Government Association (USGA) plans to address three topics this year under her strategic plan: sustainability, diversity and the rising tuition. “We need to mobilize these issues,” said USGA President Julia Poirier, 21. “Students don’t understand how much power they have with their voice.” Poirier, a senior human services and communications double major, addressed these issues at Loyola’s first ever State of the Students address…
A new barber school in Chicago provides formerly incarcerated men with an opportunity for a career and a better life.
Tio Hardiman, Director of Cure Violence Illinois, discusses the root cause of violence in Chicago and how to work for positive change.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is helping women in Burkina Faso to use the forests as a source of community and prosperity.
U.S. and Bolivian United Nations officials played a friendly game of soccer together in support of women’s rights.
Read this letter from Julia Poirier, USGA Student Body President, and find links to her speech coming soon on luc.edu!
Greetings Fine Loyolans, If you are at all like me you are counting down the hours to the much-needed fall break…