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Social Justice & Activism RAP Fall 2014
This popular program is designed for students who want to be involved in social justice issues academically and/or personally.
When you join this RAP you will...
- Learn about crucial social justice issues facing the world today and explore ways to address these issues in your own life.
- Share your living-and-learning experience with others who appreciate critical analysis and wish to create positive social change.
- Engage with seminar leaders to discuss and identify ways to pursue your academic and/or career goals.
"This RAP is a great opportunity for students to meet others who want to make a better world" -- Professor Arlene Avakian
If you want to explore themes of social change from multiple perspectives, and their relevance to current issues at UMass Amherst and in the world at-large, this RAP is an excellent choice!
Join a community of peers who share your interests and who recognize the increasingly important need to address social justice issues in our complex world.
As part of the Social Justice & Activism RAP, you will take a 1-credit seminar that introduces you to programs and opportunities for leadership at UMass Amherst. The seminar also provides a supportive environment for personal reflection and critical thinking on local and global issues.
The seminar will place social justice issues in both current and historical contexts. There will be opportunities for group projects and lively, meaningful discussions.
Be sure to visit the How to Join page on this website to learn about the process and important timelines you must follow to become a member of this fantastic program!