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Congrats to seniors Sara Kramer and Shikha Chandarana for being awarded Brenda Meehan Social Justice-In-Action funding, which helped them put on an amazing event last week!

Read this great article from The Justice on their Healthcare Conference!

Social Justice and Social Policy


Celebrating with some of our SJSP and PAX graduating seniors!

End of year lunch!

Professor Gordie Fellman (PAX Chair) and Professor Melissa Stimell (SJSP Chair).

Professor Fellman (left) and Professor Stimell (Right)

Creative Thinking About Complex Social Problems

The Social Justice and Social Policy (SJSP) Program links the university's commitment to social justice with the academic curriculum. The program provides a common place for students in all disciplines to engage with issues of justice and equity. Our curriculum examines the essential connections between social values and practical policy.

The concern with social justice speaks to the core educational commitments of Brandeis. This program does not seek to promote a particular ideological agenda, but rather to spark creative thinking about complex social problems. It carries the search for norms and principles into the wider arena of practical experience. By providing models for critical reflection, it challenges students to articulate their own value commitments in a spirit of constructive debate.