Issues and Readings

Article: How Can Schools Promote Social Justice?

The following article discusses the viewpoints of five educators about how schools can promote social justice. “To improve social justice through education you have to start further back. First, I would ensure that all our families have decent housing.” – Marva Rollins: Headteacher, Raynham primary school, Enfield, London “… a…
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Article: Five Principles of Social Justice

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. (1960) Social justice is both a goal and a process of building a society…
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Open Letters

SFU C19 Coalition Endorsement and Open Letter re Just Recovery Principles

We, the Board of Directors of the Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG), endorse the SFU C19 Coalition, and the Just Recovery Principles. As a representative body made up of undergraduate, graduate students, and members of the larger community, we are concerned that many students are under threat of…
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An Open Letter to Simon Fraser University re: Support for Students During Covid-19 Pandemic

March 25th, 2020 An Open Letter to Simon Fraser University re: Support for Students During Covid-19 Pandemic To SFU Administration, SFU Senate, and all SFU Faculty Deans, SFPIRG (the Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group) is a student-funded, student-led non-profit that works to engage students in social and environmental justice…
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Zine: Canadian Mining Impacts and Resistance Movements

By UBC’s GEOG 495, Class of 2019, taught by Dr. Juanita Sundberg  (juanita.sundberg@ubc.ca) Dear Readers, This zine is the collective effort of the 2019’s Geography 495: “Social Movements in the Americas: The politics of North-South solidarity in theory & practice” class taught by Dr. Juanita Sundberg. Throughout the course of a…
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