Upcoming Events

Check here for information on what the Social Justice Institute is planning in the upcoming months and see how you can get involved! Among the institute's programs and special events are the following:

The 2014-2015 SJI Calendar is currently being updated. Stay tuned for a brief list of events that we have planned for the coming months!

April 11, 2015: "Power Up! Student & Youth Leadership Conference"
9am — 4:30pm, University Circle United Methodist Church 1919 E. 107th St (at Chester Ave.) Cleveland, OH 44106

The Social Justice Institute (SJI) at Case Western Reserve University is excited to announce its Spring 2015 Student & Youth Leadership Conference. The full-day conference will feature student activist, Rian Brown, from Kalamazoo College. Dr. Rhonda Y. Williams, Founder & Director, Social Justice Institute, will facilitate the discussions throughout the event.

The day begins with a discussion on ‘What is Social Justice?’, and will include breakout sessions which follow the plenary (see breakout descriptions on registration page). There will be a Community Action Fair with representatives from local organizations who will talk with conference attendees about their work, as well as volunteer opportunities. The conference closes with a spoken word performance, featuring young activist artists from the Greater Cleveland area.

The conference will include other local/national activists. Lunch will be provided. To register, click the link provided below.


March 18, 2015: "Coalition Building and Solidarity Needs"
7 — 8:30pm, Clark Hall Room 309

The event with feature a short presentation and dialogue with Naomi Sigg, Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and a panel discussion with campus and community youth activists including Destinee Henton, Brittany Chung, Lizzard Freeman, and Courtney Drain. Please feel free to call or email the Social Justice Institute for more information.

March 4, 2015: "Millenials and What it Means to be a Radical Student"
7:00 — 8:30pm, Clark Hall Room 309

other upcoming events

  • UN World Social Justice Day, February 20, 2015
  • PowerUP! Student & Youth Leadership Conference part II, Spring 2015
  • Race, Food & Justice Film & Discussion, Spring 2015
  • Annual Social Justice ThinkTank

To learn more about social justice initiatives at Case Western Reserve and how you can be involved, contact the Social Justice Institute at 216.368.2515 or socialjustice@case.edu.

To get a better look at the dates of the events the Social Justice Institute has in store, take a look at the Event Calendar. For more information on the institute itself, visit the About The Institute page or contact the Institute using the info at the bottom of the page.