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Social Justice Dialogue Series



Past Social Justice Dialogues:



Remembering a Movement: A Social Justice Dialogue
6:30 pm, Wednesday, January 20th
Brooks Commons

Presented by Volunteer Emory and the Barkley Forum

What is the historical representation of the Civil Rights Movement and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy?  How does this narrative impact work for social justice today?  Join Volunteer Emory and the Barkley Forum to explore historical memory of Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement as a whole. Barkley Forum students will present a debate, followed by comments from a faculty panel and group discussion.  Please direct questions to Sundus Tameez (
Nothing For Us SJD

Nothing For Us Without Us: A Conversation About Solidarity Activism
November 10th at 6:30pm
Brooks Commons (in Cannon Chapel)

What does solidarity mean?  How can you stand in solidarity with another?
Come discuss your responses to these questions and hear from four activists with diverse experiences of solidarity work. Dr. Pamela Scully, Dr. Stu Marvel, Dr. Tara Doyle, and Dr. Ilise Cohen will join us for Nothing for Us Without Us, a panel discussion on solidarity activism followed by conversation and light refreshments.
breaking barriers
Breaking Barriers: Creating a More Inclusive Emory
Sept. 30 and Oct. 7, 2015
Math and Science Center Atrium
Join Volunteer Emory as we explore socioeconomic issues at Emory. Share how SES has influenced your Emory experience, identify problems, and develop solutions. During this two-part event, students will have the opportunity to lead their peers in crafting concrete suggestions that will be communicated to the Emory administration. If you are interested in being a group leader or have questions, please contact Caroline Holmes (
Upcoming Social Justice Dialogue topics for 2015-2016 will include labor, sustainability, police violence, and LGBTQ rights. Please contact Laila Atalla ( for further information.