Date: January 23rd to January 27th, 2017
Location: Locations across the Coral Gables campus
Social Justice Week, sponsored by the Butler Center for Service and Leadership, is a student-led initiative aimed at bringing awareness to the numerous social justice issues impacting our campus as well as our community. Social Justice Week is also supported by many student organizations. It is an opportunity to bridge gaps between various student organizations and bring together diverse individuals and student leaders, as well as the greater Miami community, to shed light on their passions and educate others on today’s pressing social issues.
Below is a list of this year’s events:Monday, January 23: "Chalk Your Thoughts on Social Justice" | The Rock .11:30 am – 1:30 pm on the Rock Plaza.. Participants will be encouraged to share their thoughts on social justice at the Rock Plaza. Promotional information for Social Justice Week and Tunnel of Oppression will be distributed. Tuesday, January 24:“After Spring” Documentary Screening .7 pm-9 pm at the SC Ballroom East. Join us for "After Spring,” a documentary that focuses on the Syrian refugee crisis. With the Syrian conflict now in its sixth year, millions of people continue to be displaced. AFTER SPRING is the story of what happens next. Coordinated and Co-Sponsored by the Butler Center Service and Leadership Liaisons, Hurricane Productions and the Cinematic Arts Council. Wednesday, January 25:Spring Involvement Fair 12 – 2 pm on the Foote Green. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with COSO recognized student organizations to discover ways to get involved and local community partners with upcoming volunteer opportunities. Coordinated by the Committee on Student Organizations. Thursday, January 26:DEFAMATION 7 – 9 pm in the SC Center Ballroom.. DEFAMATION is a play that explores the highly charged issues of race, religion, gender, class and the law with a twist: the audience is the jury. Through deliberations and post-show discussions, audiences engage in civil discourse that challenges pre-conceived notions.Learn more about DEFAMATION! Coordinated and Co-Sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs.