Conversations on JUSTICE: CWRU Students


How do you spell JUSTICE? Join the Conversation!

North Star Experience and Contest for CWRU Students

The Conversations on JUSTICE with Inamori Ethics Prize Winners and Colleagues event series was selected as a CWRU North Star experience by the Office of the Provost.

The Inamori Center invites CWRU students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional students) who attended one of these two events (or watched the video recording) to join the conversation by submitting a response in the form of a:

  • written short essay, poem, song, or narrative;
  • spoken poem, speech, or interpretive reading or performed song (audio or video); or
  • visual composition of choice, such as photography, video compilation, or other artistic or technical creation that can be submitted through the google submission form.

All submissions will be recognized with a certificate from the Inamori Center and the Office of the Provost for participation in the North Star Experience and contribution to the Conversation on JUSTICE.

Students may also elect to have their submission considered for the following prizes:

  • Up to three $500 awards for superlative submissions
  • Up to three technology prizes for superlative submissions.

Entries must be submitted no later than 11:59pm on Tuesday, May 5th. Winners will be notified no later May 19th 

Conversations on JUSTICE - October 23, 2020

On Friday, October 23, 2020 from 12:45-2:15pm EST we were honored to host a general exploration of JUSTICE, as well as human and civil rights with Inamori Ethics Prize winners Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi (2020), LeVar Burton (2019), Farouk El-Baz (2018), and Marian Wright Edelman (2017). Learn more and watch the event here.

2017-2020 winners


 Conversations on Climate JUSTICE - February 26, 2021

On Friday, February 26, 2021 Inamori Center Director Shannon E. French moderated a discussion with:

  • Legendary environmental activist and 2012 Inamori Ethics Prize winner David Suzuki;
  • Head of Environmental Campaigns, Grants and Activism, Patagonia., Hans Cole;
  • Community Engagement Specialist & Diversity Coordinator, Thriving Communities, Western Reserve Land Conservancy, and Black Environmental Leaders Co Leader, Jacqueline Gillon; and 
  • CWRU Climate Action Network Co-Leaders:
    • Ina Martin, Operations Director, Materials for Opto/electronics Research and Education (MORE) Center and 

    • Stephanie Corbett, Director of Energy and Sustainability and Interim Farm Director

Learn more and watch the event here.

Climate Justice Panel