Marygrove College 2nd Annual Social Justice Networking Event

Marygrove College Master of Social Justice Program, Cohort 8 is pleased to host the 2nd Annual Social Justice Networking Event on Friday, April 27, 2012 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in Denk Chapman Hall in the Madame Cadillac Building.

The purpose of this event is to provided a venue for social justice advocates and activists to interact and share ideas with others who are dedicated to creating a more just and humane society. This event is open to students and graduates of Marygrove’s Master of Social Justice Program, as well as others who are interested in learning about social issues that affect communities and working towards change.

Marygrove’s Master of Social Justice Program, which was the first of its kind in the country, began in 2004 with 18 students in Cohort 1. Since its inception, more than 140 people have entered the program through 11 cohorts. 81 students have graduated and 60 are currently registered in the program.

To register for this event, please contact Yolanda Williams at (313) 424-8795 or marygrovesocialjustice@gmail.com. Additional information can also be found at Marygrove College Social Justice on Facebook.com.

2 thoughts on “Marygrove College 2nd Annual Social Justice Networking Event

  1. I know student who is currently in this program. This is great program for those interested in social justice as a career move. Grassroots people now have a program that meets their academic needs being the first of its kind in the entire country. Kudos Marygrove College.

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