Social Justice

Winners

2014 Grinnell Prize Winners

Winners of the 2014 Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize will be announced on September 3, 2014.

Community Meal

April 23, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
April 30, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
May 7, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
May 14, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
May 21, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
May 28, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
June 4, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
June 11, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
June 18, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
June 25, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
July 2, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
July 9, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
July 16, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
July 23, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm
July 30, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pm

Alternative Break

Grinnell College Alternative Break (GCAB) is a student-run organization that offers students the opportunity to travel as members of a fun, safe, and intentional service community during their Fall and Spring breaks. By living and working in the communities they serve, students develop new perspectives, enhance leadership skills, and participate in educational and hands-on community service projects.

Opportunities

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Your gifts make our work possible.

The Liberal Arts in Prison Program is funded almost entirely by private donations and grants. Your gift provides liberal arts education to incarcerated students and fosters Grinnell's commitment to social justice. All donations are tax-deductable.

Peace and Conflict Studies Program

Violence, injustice, and intractable conflict are among the most pressing problems we face today. How can we address these problems creatively? The Peace and Conflict Studies Program seeks to give students, faculty, and staff the tools to understand issues underlying conflict and to creatively manage and transform conflict. Our program coordinates peace studies-related courses, a biennial student academic conference, speakers, internships, conflict-resolution workshops, and opportunities to interact with scholars and peacebuilders working in the field.

Social Justice & Commitment

A strong commitment to social justice and inclusivity dates to the founding of the College in 1846 by transplanted New Englanders with strong abolitionist and social-reformer backgrounds. Early in the College’s history, the town of Grinnell was an important stop on the underground railroad that secretly transported slaves to freedom.

Wilson Program in Enterprise and Leadership

Gain real-world experience, explore opportunities in business, government, and nonprofits, and learn from alumni. The Wilson Program supports interdisciplinary, discovery-mode liberal arts courses, funds mentored student internships in organizations throughout the world, and invites college alumni to return to campus to offer insights and salient experiences derived from creative careers and responsible leadership.

Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights

The Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights prepares students for a lifetime of civic engagement and connects the Grinnell community to the broader social and political issues that define the world beyond Grinnell. The program enriches the college curriculum by bringing distinguished scholars, public servants, and commentators to campus and by funding student internships. Rosenfield Program activities contribute to Grinnell’s tradition of social responsibility and help to build a lively academic community that links Grinnell students to the world.

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