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Thursday, March 9 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
CANCELLED - Guest Scholar Dr. Paul Gorski - Beyond Soup Kitchens and Coat Drives: Principles for Transformative Activism

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Join the Faculty of Education and Social Work as we welcome guest scholar Dr. Paul Gorski to IDays. 

The actions we are (or aren’t) willing to take on behalf of social justice and human rights reflects the extent of our commitments to an equitable and just world. Unfortunately, most efforts at social change are spent on programs and initiatives that fail to threaten the conditions that underlie oppression and injustice. In this talk we will explore ideals that guide transformative social change, working toward four core principles meant to help us assess our participation in social change efforts and to push us toward addressing rather than avoiding the root causes of inequality.

Seating is limited and on a first come first served basis. (Approx. 300 seats available)  

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Dr. Paul Gorski

Paul C. Gorski is an associate professor of Integrative Studies in George Mason University's School of Integrative Studies, where he teaches classes such as Poverty, Wealth, and Inequality; Social Justice Education; Social Justice Consciousness and Personal Transformation; and Contemporary Issues in Social Justice and Human Rights. He recently led the design and development of the new Social Justice and Human Rights undergraduate and graduate... Read More →

Thursday March 9, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Irving K Barber Centre House of Learning

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