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Marcelle Haddix honored with 2021 Orange Circle Award

Marcelle Haddix, Distinguished Dean’s Professor of Literacy, Race and Justice in the Department of Reading and Language Arts, will be honored with the Orange Circle Award on September 9, 2021....
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Syracuse University Students Helping to Build Food System ‘Rooted in Social Justice and Equality’

The next big step for the newly formed Syracuse-Onondaga Food Systems Alliance (SOFSA) started, naturally, with Evan Weissman’s kindness and vision for food justice in the Syracuse community. Nel Gaudé,...
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Lender Center for Social Justice Hosts Community Conversation on Race, Disability and Justice

Recordings of all Policed Bodies sessions are now available online. The Lender Center for Social Justice, along with the Center on Disability and Inclusion and the Landscape of Urban Education Lecture Series, is bringing the...
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Curating the Bigger Picture: Evan Starling-Davis

Evan Starling-Davis, Ph.D. student in literacy education, is a narrative artist, curator and producer. More precisely, he names himself a digital-age “griot”—a term used for traveling poets, musicians and storytellers...
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James Haywood Rolling Jr. Appointed Co-Director of Lender Center for Social Justice

James Haywood Rolling Jr. walked into the Museum of Modern Art in New York City wearing faded jeans, old sneakers and a backpack, just like the rest of his classmates...
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Prof. Marcelle Haddix honored with 2020 Orange Circle Award

Transforming people’s lives through access to affordable housing, improving literacy in some of Syracuse’s most impoverished communities, using the art of step to give back, increasing public health awareness at...
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Arts and Sciences Professor Named Inaugural Lender Center Fellow

Casarae Gibson, assistant professor of African American literature and studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the first Lender Faculty Fellow by the Lender Center for Social Justice....
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Marvin ’63 and Helaine ’65 Lender Establish Multidisciplinary Center for Social Justice with $5 Million Gift

Syracuse University alumnus Marvin Lender ’63 and his wife Helaine (Gold) ’65 have turned their lifelong commitment to social justice and greater understanding among people into the establishment of a...
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