Learn or refine ways from experts to address the challenges of infusing social justice into your everyday activities and conversations. You will learn about cutting edge and innovative campus programs and will be provided resources to help you implement or reshape programs back on your home campus.
More importantly, learn from one another. This institute gets to the heart of issues, and offers tools to assist leveraging social justice education on campuses. By educating ourselves - and our students - we can create a just global society where every person is valued.
Intended Learning Outcomes
The primary purpose of this institute is to build our collective responsibility to facilitate a living and learning environment for which we all strive, and to develop understanding and respect for each other. Toward that end, the institute will bring together national experts, scholars, and student affairs educators at all career levels, institutional types and functional areas. Institute participants will:
Learn and/or refine ways to address the challenges of infusing social justice into their campus work with students and others;
Increase their knowledge about assessing learning outcomes of social justice programs and services;
Learn from others' experiences through sessions that showcase examples of best practices from a variety of institutional types and functional areas;
Increase their knowledge on the intersection of theory and practice in social justice education; and
Network with college student educators from a variety of institutional types who are committed to learning and reflecting about implementing and enhancing social justice education programs
The Institute on Social Justice is open to all college student educators at all levels --student affairs professionals, faculty, administrators, undergraduate and graduate students--who are interested in and committed to building healthy, diverse communities throughout the world.