Cook School of Business to Host Social Justice and Advocacy Training Series
November 3rd, 2015 - The John Cook School of Business Service Leadership program, along with the Center for Service and Community Engagement and the Department of Campus Ministry, the Faith and Justice Collaborative will sponsor Social Justice and Advocacy Series. This series features several workshops on topics covering social justice and social change.
Social Justice and Advocacy Training series began on October 30th and run through February 12th. The workshops will focus on concepts and methodologies around social justice and social change. The workshops support the spiritual and intellectual growth of participants by developing an understanding of social justice that is inclusive to both faith-based and civic-minded motivations.
FALL 2015 SESSIONS
- Conceptualizing Social Justice (Oct 30) featuring Mark Chmiel
- Privilege & Power (Nov 13) featuring Anthony Beasley of the National Conference for Community and Justice of Metropolitan St. Louis (NCCJ St. Louis)
- Conflict & Social Justice (Dec 4) featuring representatives from St. Louis ACLU
SPRING 2016 SESSIONS
- Social Change Methods (Jan 15) featuring the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
- Political Process & Policy (Jan 29) featuring Chris Kerr of the Ignatian Solidarity Network
- Effective Messaging & Framing (Feb 12) featuring Joe Squillace of MacMurray College
For more information about the series, contact Ben Smythe, manager of the Service Leadership Department.
About the John Cook School of Business
Founded in 1910 with Father Joseph Davis’ vision to create a flourishing school of finance and commerce, the John Cook School of Business is the oldest business school west of the Mississippi River. Rooted in a rich history of values-based business education, for the past century Saint Louis University’s business school has continuously sought to define business education.
Accredited by AACSB International the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University is home to top-20 programs in entrepreneurship, international business and supply chain management. In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Cook School one of the top-100 business schools in the country. To learn more, visit business.slu.edu.View All News