All social justice

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

July 3, 2013

‘Stories As Resistance’

Storytellers share personal tales for the “Building Peace and Justice” series

"Unfinished Business" exhibit

July 2, 2013

Housekeeping and social justice

Award-winning Hull-House exhibit finds the missing link between two centuries of home economics

Wenji Guo

May 7, 2013

Passion for science, social justice

When Wenji Guo enrolled in her first epidemiology course at UIC, “it just clicked,” she says.

Eslanda Robeson

April 23, 2013

Documenting a ‘large, unconventional life’

Researching the eventful life of Eslanda Robeson was journey of discovery for historian Barbara Ransby

Mark Mattaini

April 2, 2013

Promoting social justice, human rights

Through research and teaching, Mark Mattaini has devoted his career to social justice and human rights.

March 19, 2013

Shining a spotlight on social justice

The Social Justice Initiative’s goal: create knowledge that helps transform the world.

Exhibit Room

March 19, 2013

Hull-House Museum honored for creativity

“Unfinished Business” links current and past activism in domestic labor.

February 8, 2013

Social activist nun to speak at UIC

Religious leader, attorney and poet Sister Simone Campbell presents a talk

Jody Williams

February 5, 2013

Nobel laureate, politician discuss human rights

A Nobel Peace laureate and a Cook County politician and activist will discuss human rights at a presentation Thursday sponsored by UIC’s Social Justice Initiative.

October 4, 2012

UIC Conference Marks 250th Anniversary of Rousseau’s Social Contract

Three centuries of human rights theory and practice around the world will be examined and discussed by top scholars and social justice activists at a conference Oct. 17-19 hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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