Social Justice Week Raises Campus Awareness

Truman in Africa and Students for Social Change will sponsor Social Justice Week March 30-April 2. The purpose of Social Justice Week is to spread the concept of a world which affords everyone fair treatment and an impartial share of the benefits of society.

Activities will begin with a Poverty Simulation at 6:30 p.m. March 30 in the Student Union Building Activities Room 3200.

Guest speaker Jennifer Rafanan will present “Immigration in Missouri: Myths, Facts and Policy Considerations,” at 7 p.m. March 31 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room C.

A documentary about TOMS Shoes will be shown at 7 p.m. April 1 at the University Club House. The event will include showings of the award-winning documentary “Style your Soles,” an explanation of TOMS’ mission, at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. For every pair of shoes purchased, TOMS shoes donates a pair to a child in need. Student with TOMS shoes can also decorate them at the event. Those wishing to purchase a pair can visit (with discount code CAMPUSTRU). For more information about the event, contact Tamara Arredondo at

The week will end with Displacement Camp in the Student Union Building April 2. An Invisible Children Documentary will also be shown at 8 p.m. in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. For more information about the week visit the Social Justice Week table in the Student Union Building March 30-April 2 or e-mail

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