Archive for September, 2013

Social Justice and Free Enterprise

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

Quinlan School of Business dean Kathleen Getz reflects on Pacem in Terris and the opportunities for peace through commerce and enterprise.

Identity Crisis: On Being a Black American in the Motherland

Posted on: September 26th, 2013

Loyola alum Connie Johnson shares her story of becoming her more authentic self while completing program requirements this summer in Kenya.

South Side writer speaks out against false dichotomies and thinly veiled racism

Posted on: September 25th, 2013

Joshua Adams shares frustrations about outsiders’ views on race and gun violence in Chicago in an Ebony magazine editorial.

Ecological ‘Wake-Up’ Call Counters Corporate-Friendly ‘Free’ Trade

Posted on: September 25th, 2013

New report from the United Nations demands an agricultural paradigm shift towards small-scale farmers and local food production.

Community debates bus rapid transit (BRT) on Ashland Avenue

Posted on: September 24th, 2013

A small group of business owners are fighting plans by the CTA to make public transit more effective.

Black Mama Trauma: Managing Ongoing Grief in the Work of Justice

Posted on: September 18th, 2013

Dr. Valerie Bridgeman to give the 2013 Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. Lecture for the Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education (SCUPE) on September 20th at Trinity United Church of Christ.

Remembering Omar

Posted on: September 18th, 2013

A graduate student shares a poem in tribute of one of her students who was killed last month in a gang-related shooting in McKinley Park.

CHRC Fall Film Series

Posted on: September 11th, 2013

Please join the Center for the Human Rights of Children and the Provost Office for Social Justice at Loyola University Chicago for our upcoming Fall Film Series. We are collaborating with several student organizations including Free the Slaves, the Latin American Student Organization, and Invisible Conflicts to bring two very powerful and important films to our campus this Fall!

Why Signing That Online Petition Doesn’t Make You an Activist

Posted on: September 5th, 2013

What “counts” when it comes to activism? Is there a minimum level of engagement that needs to take place before you can legitimately say you did something to help a cause? And if so, should signing an online petition count?