Sat, Feb 9, 2019

10:30 AM – 3:15 PM EST (GMT-5)

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Tinkham Veale University Center (11038 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland 44106)

10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, United States




The Social Justice Teach-In is designed to inspire students and community members to be active and engaged citizens, to increase their understanding of social justice issues, and to enhance their leadership skills in areas such as service, advocacy, and philanthropy. This conference is a collaboration between the InterReligious Task Force on Central America (IRTF) and the Case Western Reserve University Center for Civic Engagement & Learning (CCEL), Social Justice Institute, and CCEL Student Executive Council. Event check-in for pre-registered attendees takes place in the Tinkham Veale University Center Atrium (11038 Bellflower Rd., Cleveland 44106) on CWRU's campus. Please pre-register online by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 4.

Admission to the Teach-In for students is free; admission for all others is a $10 suggested donation in advance (paid online through the IRTF website) or $15 at the door. 

Workshop registration:
Upon registering for this event, you will be prompted to complete a short form indicating your workshop preferences. Please follow the below links to review the workshop descriptions prior to registering. Your workshop choices are not binding but enable the event organizers to more closely match workshops to room sizes. Please be flexible on the day of the event to attend a different workshop if your preferred session room is full. 

Social Justice Teach-In Schedule (Saturday, February 9, 2019)

  • 10:15 a.m. Check-in and Brunch open at Tinkham Veale University Center
  • 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Welcome Remarks and Keynote by Anthony Grimes 
  • 12:30 to 1:25 p.m. Workshop Session 1 options
  • 1:40 to 2:35 p.m. Workshop Session 2 options
  • 2:50 to 3:15 p.m. Jolt for Justice: Debrief and Next Steps
*CCEL's Civic Engagement Scholars are required to attend the keynote and workshop sessions. First time Scholars should register for the "What is Social Justice" workshop during one of the workshop timeframes. Returning Scholars can register for any two 55-minute workshops or one 2-hour workshop of their choice.

Case Western Reserve University's core values include inclusiveness and diversity. The Social Justice Teach-In aligns with these values by allowing for the critical examination of different ideas and perspectives and providing opportunities for dialogue and discussion. We ask that all participants at the Teach-In be willing to actively listen, consider viewpoints that may be different from their own, and engage with civility and respect in order to create a constructive learning environment for all. 

The use of Case Western Reserve University’s facilities for this event does not constitute an endorsement by the University of a particular political issue, candidate, political campaign, or election.

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Center for Civic Engagement & Learning | Website | View More Events
Co-hosted with: Social Justice Institute

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