Opportunities for Addressing Social Justice Issues

There has been nonstop conversation, prayer, debate and emotional reaction across the USA, since the jury rendered their decision on the Trayvon Martin case. As college student educators, we are challenged to be aware of national/international issues that might be (or should be) on the minds of students, while preparing ourselves to remain current on topics, issues and opportunities for...

Hot Topics Facing Higher Education - Commission for Social Justice Educators

Returning to the Core: Recognizing the “isms” in daily practice Identifying Intersectionality: Identity dynamics at play Race, gender, cultural heritage. Each social identity we embody is not divorced from another. As student affairs practitioners it is our responsibility to identify the many lenses brought to our daily interactions and to acknowledge this reality for our students. Such dynamics...