This Week in Social Justice: Jan. 23, 2018
Curated by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist
The National Conference for Community and Justice curates the best in social justice news and current events and brings it to you. Some of the articles and videos are heartbreaking, others are infuriating, some are inspiring. Others are simply enriching for the mind. Leave your thoughts and questions on these relevant issues and stories in our comments section below. What do the times we face mean to you? How can you help make a difference? This week: NCCJ’s Youth Human Relations Award Nominations are upon us, NFL players' work on social justice initiative 'Let's Listen Together’, USA Gymnastics' sexual abuse case continues to evolve, Naomi Parker Fraley, the real Rosie the Riveter, dies at age 96, and much more.
USA Gymnastics' rot runs deeper than serial sex abuser Larry Nassar via Chicago Tribune
Sexist Vintage Ads Completely Reimagined Just by Reversing Gender Roles via My Modern Met
Here’s An Amazing Way To Explain Gender Expression To Kids via The Huffington Post
Anti-LGBTQ homicides almost doubled in 2017 via Moneyish
Amanda Seales fights inequality with 'intersectionality’ via The Daily Collegian
Montreal Women’s March returns with empowering intersectional messages via The McGill Tribune
Testimonial: Mia Dorantes via NCCJ
UNITE FEST: We Are One! via Pioneer Valley Performing Arts
Join The Youth Justice Movement via National Juvenile Justice Network
Tell Us About Your NCCJ Experience! via NCCJ
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Connecticut Science Center Teen Night via Connecticut Science Center
Montana governor signs order to preserve net neutrality via Chicago Tribune
Racism is creeping back into mainstream science – we have to stop it via The Guardian
Nicole Kidman Declares War On Ageism In Hollywood via Refinery 29
20 Children’s Books To Spark Important Discussions About Race And Tolerance via The Huffington Post
Resistance 101: A Lesson on Social Justice Activists and Strategies via Teaching for Change
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