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Community garden, land trust spring from Elon partnership with Burlington neighborhood
May 16, 2022
Faculty and students in the Poverty and Social Justice Program collaborated with residents of Burlington's Morrowtown community to build a garden and support the emerging Burlington Community Land Trust.
Hispanic film series on global migrations ended with showing of ‘Guie’Dani’s Navel,’ conversation with director Xavi Sala
November 22, 2021
The fifth Hispanic film series, “Global Migrations through the Lens of International Politics and Human Rights,” ended Nov. 18 with the screening of the final movie, "Guie’Dani’s Navel" and were joined virtually by the film's director, Xavi Sala.
TCU scholar Joseph Darda addresses antiracist reading practices in talk hosted by Department of English
October 13, 2021
Darda's talk with the Department of English was based on his upcoming book “The Strange Career of Racial Liberalism.”
Campus Sustainability Week to feature keynote address by Danielle Purifoy
October 4, 2021
Danielle Purifoy, board chair of the North Carolina Environmental Justice Network, will discuss 'The Long Fight for Environmental Justice in North Carolina,' on October 5 at 7 p.m. in McKinnon Hall in the Moseley Center.
Hispanic film series on global migrations begin on campus, to continue through November
September 15, 2021
The fifth Hispanic film series, "Global Migrations Through the Lens of International Politics and Human Rights," was launched last week with the first of five films from Spanish-speaking countries.
Elon panel tackles local history of lynching, racial violence and way toward healing
February 25, 2021
Faculty and community members spoke of the legacy of grief and terror spawned by ongoing racial inequity and violence. Elon University must address its past and accelerate change for justice and equality, they said.
Elon to celebrate Black History Month with programs throughout February
February 1, 2021
A series of events coordinated by the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education will celebrate Black History Month at Elon.
Pollster discusses presence of white supremacy in U.S. Christianity with Elon audience
November 9, 2020
Robert P. Jones, CEO and founder of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and author of "White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity," spoke to the Elon community virtually about his most recent book.
Virtual Poverty and Social Justice internships offer life experiences, career perspectives
October 19, 2020
Elon is a member of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, which offers summer internships to undergraduates across the nation.
The Rev. Donna Vanhook ’07, health and social justice class at Elon partner to support elderly population
June 3, 2020
The local minister formed a community partnership with Elon’s Assistant Professor of Philosophy Lauren Guilmette and the Alamance Resiliency Coalition to provide resources to help the older populations of East Burlington during the COVID-19 pandemic.