Source: Chicago Tribune
Last week, Benedictine University held the event “Teach-In on Social Justice and Race” in response to America’s turbulent political and social climate, and students’ growing concerns on social issues.
University leaders sought to engage students in meaningful dialogues with one another, through discussions on immigration and racial inequality in America.
More than 1200 students attended the event to listen in on different lectures regarding race and culture and to share their different perspectives and experiences with their peers and university staff.
“Students agreed that the teach-in fostered meaningful dialogue but cautioned against a one-day event finding solutions to America’s racial problems, stating that although today’s generation needs to be actively engaged in change, measureable change doesn’t happen overnight.”
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