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Certificate in Social Justice

The Social Justice Certificate Program aims to recognize and enhance Loyola’s core mission of advancing social justice and pursuing academic excellence through the Jesuit ideals.  Through hands-on experience and focused academic study, students will be better positioned to effectively advocate for social justice in non-profit and government settings, as well as provide a strong signal of a student’s commitment to social justice to fellowship programs and future employers.  The experiential component requires that students complete the equivalent of one academic year of supervised legal work addressing the needs of the poor and marginalized.  The doctrinal component focuses on the legal and policy frameworks that structure rights and access for the poor and marginalized.

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice
Gillis Long Poverty Law Center
The Office of Skills and Experiential Learning

 

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Audit Sheet
Requirements
Fact Sheet
Faculty
Social Justice Events