The Huffington Post reports on a new voting rights bill proposed by a Florida senator after 102-year-old Desiline Victor waited over 3 hours to vote in this past presidential election.
Archive for February, 2013
The United Nations Population Fund recently released a document explaining the need for data in address violence against women and girls around the world. The document explains why advocates need to to understand the nature and magnitude of the violence to end it.
The 2013 Peace on Earth Film Festival will run March 7-10 at the Chicago Cultural Center. It will explore themes of peace and nonviolence in a collection of short and feature films.
For the 2nd year, the Center for Experiential Learning will run the Social Justice Internship Grant Program, a partnership with Catholic Charities and Misericordia, which offers 10 students a year-long, 300 hour, for credit internship with a $5,000.00 financial aid award.
By Patrick Boyle
Associate Professor of Political Science,
Senior Associate Provost &
Assistant to the President for Global Initiatives and Centers of Excellence
Most undergraduates today desire an opportunity to travel, live and study abroad…
Participate in our “Social Justice Photo Contest” running February 22 through March 22 for a chance to win awesome prizes! Visit www.luc.edu/sjpix for more information.
Find more information about our “Social Justice Photo Contest” at www.luc.edu/sjpix.
On February 12, President Obama delivered his State of the Union address in which he discussed important national topics, such as gun violence. Read the full transcript here.
Turkey has begun the process to change its definition of terrorist propaganda in a step to boost freedom of expression in line with EU demands and encourage a fledgling peace process with Kurdish leaders.
On February 11, Father Garanzini delivered his spring “State of the University” address in which he discussed important topics, such as the University’s financial health.
On February 15-17 and February 22-24, the public radio show “This American Life” will devote two full episodes to the violence affecting Harper High School in Chicago.