Category Archives: social justice

Roosevelt Leadership Institute Applications Available

This semester the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is launching its Roosevelt Leadership Institute, an eight week seminar series aimed at teaching students how to be better leaders using the social-change model of leadership. Meetings will take place on Fridays from … Continue reading

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SUST Alumni Guest Post: Bridget Powers (BA ’14) Reflects on Her Americorps VISTA Year at the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana

This alumni guest post is by Bridget Powers (BA ’14), who after graduation secured an AmeriCorps VISTA post working at a Boys and Girls Club on the Northern Cheyenne Nation’s Reservation in Montana in 2015. She spent last year writing … Continue reading

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Living Resources Event: Business Solutions to Food Security Challenges in Chicago December 8th

“Living Resources” Tuesday, December 8th, 2015, 5:30pm to 7:30pm Union League Club 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604 Hosted by Mariah Barrett and John Steven Bianucci RSVP at Eventbrite A free event and networking opportunity Join John Steven Bianucci, Director of … Continue reading

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Today at RU: Environmental Justice Activism Lecture, 4pm

This afternoon at Rosoevelt’s Chicago Campus, the Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project kicks off its Fall 2015 Distinguished Environmental Organizer Series,”Natural Rights: Environmental Justice on the Third Coast,” at 4:00pm with a special presentation by Kim Wasserman, Director of the Little Village … Continue reading

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Environmental Activist Kim Wasserman of LVEJO Speaks at Roosevelt on Nov. 11

The Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project at Roosevelt University is proud to kick off its Fall 2015 Distinguished Environmental Organizer Series,”Natural Rights: Environmental Justice on the Third Coast,” next Wednesday, Nov. 11th, 4:00 – 5:30pm, with a special presentation by Kim … Continue reading

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The Pope as Environmental Advocate

Editor’s Note: As the Pope gets ready this morning to address the US Congress in Washington DC, it’s worth noting that his public statements and official writings on climate change and the human relation to nature have created an unprecedented … Continue reading

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RU Forum on Uses and Abuses of TIF at Chicago Campus on Feb 18th

Roosevelt University will host a forum on the uses and abuses of Tax Increment Financing in Chicago from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18 in room 418 of the University’s Wabash Building, 425 South Wabash Ave., Chicago. … Continue reading

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