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Applications are now being accepted for the second cohort of ENACT Faculty Fellowslogo

Applications for ENACT: The Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation Faculty Fellows will be accepted through December 1, 2017. Read details about the fellowship and access the online application here.

Gittler Prize Winner Kimberlé Crenshaw at Brandeiscrenshaw

Winner of the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, was in residence at Brandeis University from Monday, 10/23 through Wednesday, 10/25. On Wednesday, 10/25, Crenshaw spoke at the Grand Opening Ribbon-cutting of the Richman/Gittler Library Corner before delivering the Gittler Lecture: "Race, Reform, Retrenchment Redux: Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality Beyond Post Racialism". More information about Crenshaw's visit is available here

Applications are now being accepted for the second cohort of ENACT Faculty Fellowslogo

Applications for ENACT: The Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation Faculty Fellows will be accepted through December 1, 2017. Read details about the fellowship and access the online application here.

Complete Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Collection now availableoralhistory

All of the interviews conducted as part of the Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project are now available to the public. The Oral History Project aims to preserve the voices of those individuals who worked to bring justice to areas of conflict. More information about the completion of the project is available here. The full collection can be accessed here.

Advocacy for Policy Change Anthology is now published and available onlineadvocacycover

The 2017 edition of Advocacy for Policy Change: Brandeis students work to reform Massachusetts law, which features the work of student teams from the spring 2017 Advocacy for Policy Change (LGLS 161b) course is now published. View the full publication here. Read more about Advocacy for Policy Change at Brandeis here.

'DEIS Impact 2018: A Weeklong "Festival of Social Justice"logo

Brandeis University’s seventh annual weeklong "festival of social justice" will take place Feb. 1 - Feb 11. Students, professors, clubs, and academic departments will host dozens of events, featuring talks, workshops, performances, exhibits, and discussions. Learn more about 'DEIS Impact here!

New Ethics CentralEC Summer/Fall 2017

The Summer/Fall Ethics Central newsletter is now available online and in print. View or download it here.

A Student Perspective on ENACT: Gail Miller, Metropolitan State University, Minnesotagailmiller

Gail Miller, a student in ENACT Faculty Fellow Kathleen Cole's ENACT course in the spring of 2017 reflects on the experience. Read about it here!

Concluding and Celebrating 20 Years of the Sorensen Fellowship

The Ethics Center will be concluding the Sorensen Fellowship program in December 2017, capping off 20 years of supporting incredibly talented, dedicated Brandeis undergraduates in ethics-related summer internships in the U.S. and abroad.

ENACT at the National Conference of State Legislatures Annual Summitncslsummit2017

The National Conference of State Legislatures' Annual Legislative Summit brought more than 5,000 state legislators and others to Boston in August. ENACT was there. Read more. 

Sorensen Fellows 2017 – Updates from the FieldSorensen leah 2017

Read about the experiences and reflections of Sorensen Fellows as they completed their summer internships.

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The International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life encompasses the Program in Peacebuilding and the ArtsPrograms in International Justice and Society, and a range of Brandeis campus programs:



Programs in International Justice and Society

Promoting Just Societies and a Global Rule of Law

Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts

Transforming Violence Through Creativity

ENACT

The Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation
  • A new national program to engage young people in state-level legislative change. Details.
  • 15 Faculty Fellows from colleges and universities across the country have joined Brandeis in the ENACT network.
  • Four alumni of ENACT courses from across the country have been selected as the first cohort of ENACT Student Delegates

Brandeis Campus Programs

Knowledge, Action & Reflection for the Next Generation of Social Justice Leaders