It is a weeks-worth of more than 20 presentations, speakers, forums and interactive discussions, which will examine the many facets of social justice, from ending hate to preserving civil rights to understanding the law.
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Social Justice Week kicks off Monday, April 14 and runs through Friday, April 18. The week, which is this year themed “Raising Consciousness: Building Community” is sponsored by several offices and on campus, including the Center for Academic Support and Diversity and the Office of Equity and Affirmative Action.
The keynote speaker for this year’s Social Justice Week is Bryant T. Marks. He will be speaking in Sage Hall 1214 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16. Marks is an associate professor of psychology at Morehouse College and director of the Morehouse Male Initiative, whose mission is to identify factors that foster the affirmative personal and academic development of black males.
For a full line up of Social Justice Week activities, visit the website.
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