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Social Justice Committee – September 2016 Updates

Curious about what the university-wide Social Justice Committee is up to? Check out the minutes below from their first meeting of the 2016-17 academic year. Or better yet, sit in on an upcoming meeting! The next meeting is Wednesday, October 19th at 3:00 pm in the Orozco Room (712) at 66 West 12th Street.   […]

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Join the Social Justice Committee!

The New School’s Social Justice Committee (SJC) is seeking applications from individuals interested in being committee members starting in the 2016–2017 year. The SJC is composed of students, faculty, staff, and administrators from colleges and departments of the university. Unless otherwise possible, the group meets on either the second or third Wednesday of each month […]

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Social Justice Committee – April 2016 Updates

Curious about what the university-wide Social Justice Committee is up to? Check out the minutes below from their April meeting. Or better yet, sit in on an upcoming meeting! The next meeting is Wednesday, May 25th at 3:00 pm in the Baldwin Rivera Boggs Social Justice Hub (outside rooms 513/514 in the University Center). ***************************** […]

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Social Justice Committee – March 2016 Updates

Curious about what the university-wide Social Justice Committee is up to? Check out the minutes below from their March meeting. Or better yet, sit in on an upcoming meeting! The next meeting is this Wednesday, April 20th at 3:00 pm in the Baldwin Rivera Boggs Social Justice Hub (outside rooms 513/514 in the University Center). […]

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Social Justice Committee – December 2015 Updates

Curious about what the university-wide Social Justice Committee is up to? Check out the minutes below from their December meeting. Or better yet, sit in on an upcoming meeting! The next meeting is this Wednesday, February 3rd at 3:00 pm in the the Baldwin Rivera Boggs Social Justice Hub (outside rooms 513/514 in the University […]

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The Story of Baldwin Rivera Boggs Social Justice Hub

Commencement is a time for looking back on past accomplishments as well as looking to the future. In this reflection on her time at The New School, graduating senior Brittany Duck reflects the creation of the Baldwin Rivera Boggs Social Justice Hub in the new University Center: *     *     * With graduation rapidly approaching, it’s […]

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“I Use My Love to Guide Me”: A Conversation with Trans activists CeCe McDonald, Reina Gossett and Dean Spade

Join us on Monday, April 21st – Register today! In her first major public event in New York City, CeCe McDonald joins prison abolition activists Reina Gossett and Dean Spade in a conversation about her experiences surviving trauma and impossible situations, and the importance of collective organizing for people facing systems of violence. In 2011, CeCe McDonald was a fashion design student at […]

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Finalists Announced for New Social Justice Teaching Award

Is there a member of the faculty who you think exemplifies the principles of social justice in their New School classroom and in the larger community? Someone who transformed your notions of how you might be able to use your skills to transform the world for the better? Well, you aren’t the only one – […]

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History in Motion: A Teach-In on Social Justice History at The New School, April 14th

Want to separate fact from fiction when it comes to The New School’s progressive legacy? Curious about how current organizing efforts on campus connect to earlier struggles? If the answer is yes, check out the plans for a teach-in coordinated by Students for Social Justice: Students for Social Justice at The New School: is working […]

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Social Justice Committee Issues Statement on “Stand Your Ground” Laws

In the wake of the anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin and the recent hung jury in the Jordan Davis murder trial, the University Social Justice Committee has issued a statement that deserves a wider audience. Take a look: As a group of individuals committed to the affirmation of the dignity and value of […]

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