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Dean Phyllis Scott Honored with the Life-Time Achievement Award
CHRSJ 2019 Student Advocate Award

CHRSJ 2019 Student Advocate Award

The CHRSJ is opening nominations for the Student Advocate Award. A one-time financial award of $250.00 will be awarded to a Barry University student that can demonstrate a commitment to human rights and social justice in their community with a focus on one or more of the 5 initiatives of the School of Social Work's Center for Human Rights and...

Sow Seeds of Justice

Sow Seeds of Justice

"Blossoming connections as we plant the seeds of social justice in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." That was the theme of a Community Arts Project on Barry's MLK Day of Service last month. Dr. Heidi Heft LaPorte, associate professor of social work, organized and facilitated the post-service project as a guided reflection activity on campus....

Celebrate Black History Month: February 2019 Events

Celebrate Black History Month: February 2019 Events

Join the Barry University community for a full schedule of events celebrating Black History Month. This year representatives from academic departments, administrative offices, and student organizations across the university convened to form a Black History Planning Committee. Schedule of Events | Black History Month 2019 Black History Month...

Now Accepting PhD Applications for Fall 2019
Congratulations to the 2018 CHRSJ Student Advocate Awardees

Congratulations to the 2018 CHRSJ Student Advocate Awardees

On behalf of the School of Social Work and The Center for Human Rights & Social Justice (CHRSJ), we are delighted to congratulate Paola Montenegro and Paris Razor for receiving the Student Advocate Award. Their passion and commitment to activism, focused on a range of critical social justice issues, serve as an inspiration to students across...

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE benefiting Pridelines

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE benefiting Pridelines

Help us provide Holiday dinners for homeless youth and families in need! THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NEEDED: Fresh Turkeys Canned or Fresh Hams Canned or Fresh Chicken Instant Potatoes Canned Corn Canned Green beans Canned Gravy Canned Yams Canned Peas Cranberry Sauce Canned Carrots Canned Mixed Vegetables Corn Muffin Mix Boxed Jello Stuffing Mix...

New Trauma Informed Human Trafficking Certificate

New Trauma Informed Human Trafficking Certificate

Human trafficking is modern day slavery, a human rights injustice that subjugates 4.5 million individuals who are trafficked worldwide in the sex industry, 98 percent of them are women and girls. Although research and literature magnifies the plight and voices of women and girls, the voices and experiences of men and boys are often not documented,...

Four Barry faculty members honored as 2018 Top Black Educators

Four Barry faculty members honored as 2018 Top Black Educators

Four Barry University faculty members have been named 2018 Top Black Educators by Legacy Magazine. Barry's honorees join a list of other black educators in Miami-Dade County who are paving the way for students as they enrich their education. The award honors those educators “who play an integral role in shaping the lives of our young people...

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