Violence against the AAPI community has increased tremendously, and after a fatal shooting last week, LMU initially responded with silence.
Social Justice Archives
Social Justice Archives March 2021
The model minority myth and the fetishization of Asian women for generations has resulted in prejudice against Asian Americans as well as violence, leading to the shootings in Atlanta, Ga. this month.
Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama will vote by March 29 on whether to unionize, which could prompt a nationwide movement to unionize in other warehouses.
Bellarmine Forum event hosted Dr. Deva Woodly to discuss her upcoming book and the "politics of care."
Professor Kathleen Kim hosted a discussion with law student Ashley Kim and actress Vivian Bang to discuss violence against Asian Americans, which has been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
LMU women’s and gender studies professor Stella Oh, Ph.D. spoke about the power in reading stories from the margins and recommended some of the novels she's shared with her Literature by Women of Color class.
LMU's music program is making headway in diversifying the student body and program curriculum in response to a push for better representation and cultural breadth in music education.
Organized by LMU students, a group of protesters demonstrated in Playa Vista in a show of solidarity between Black and Asian community members.
Students improve social justice debate skills through the Communication Arts and Advocacy Program.
A webinar sponsored by CSJ Center for Reconciliation and Justice held a panel of LGBTQ experts to discuss challenges facing older LGBTQ adults. The panelists challenged the invisibility of this community in their discussion of the political, cultural and financial challenges older LGBTQ folks navigate.