"I was drawn to the Social Justice LLC because it offered the opportunity to live with fellow students who share a passion for social justice issues.” --current Social Justice LLC member
“…I'd always been drawn towards service-oriented activities and wanted to continue my involvement in college. Additionally, I wanted to meet other freshman who shared similar values.” --current Social Justice LLC member
"The Social Justice theme will also be interwoven in the co-curricular programming as well as service learning and community engagement. And you can look forward to many activities throughout the year to balance the demands of study with the need for recreation and relaxation." --Dr. Kris Sloan, Social Justice LLC Faculty Director
Join other highly motivated St. Edward’s University students and faculty from a variety of academic fields who share a passion for creating a more fair and equitable society.
As a member of the Social Justice LLC, you will take a one-hour seminar designed to introduce interdisciplinary perspectives on social justice. You will also select another course with a social justice theme. These courses (FSTY 1320), which are taught by some of the most accomplished professors at St. Edward’s represent a variety of majors across the university.
- North American Indigenous Writers, Dr. Catherine Rainwater
- School, Education and Society, Dr. Arcelia Hernandez
- Disabled Bodies at the Edge of Justice, Dannery Ursery
- Personal Finance/Social Responsibility, Dr. Camelia Rotaru
- Human Rights in Latin America, Dr. Georgia Seminet
- Social Justice LLC Seminar, Dr. Kris Sloan
Just the Facts
Location: 3rd & 4th Floors, Hunt & Le Mans halls
Capacity: Up to 98 students
Faculty Director: Dr. Kris Sloan, Associate Professor of Education
Linked Courses: Fall: 1-credit Social Justice Seminar, and 1 of five linked courses related to the theme of Social Justice
Signature Events: Social Justice Film Series, Monthly Community Activities, Service Opportunities
Founded: 2007--reimagined for 2015!
“Austin has endless opportunities to get involved in change, but it's important to be familiar with the environment we're working with. More than anything, the Social Justice LLC has encouraged me to be aware and active in my world. It's a supportive community that continually challenges me to see other perspectives and understand the complexities of our world.” --current Social Justice LLC Member