All Social Justice Initiative

Barbara Ransby

July 30, 2020

Professor Barbara Ransby named MacArthur Chair

Influential UIC historian and writer becomes university’s first MacArthur chair

September 26, 2019

‘Angola 3’ prisoner discusses life in solitary confinement during UIC presentation

More than 200 attend Albert Woodfox’s talk, sponsored by the UIC Social Justice Initiative

Carmen Yulin Cruz

April 23, 2018

Puerto Rico, post-Hurricane Maria

Carmen Yulín Cruz, mayor of San Juan, addresses UIC audience

July 1, 2015

UIC wins Mellon grant for social justice series

$175,000 award supports seminars on the meaning of freedom in 21st century

March 17, 2015

Nobel laureates visit UIC to mark anniversary

Celebrating Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom