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Robin Gadient, the SJSA creative director, embroiders a piece for a student. He wanted graffiti-style letters that said,

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

March 26, 2018

People are angry. People are demanding social and political change. The Social Justice Sewing Academy (SJSA) provides a platform for people to express their emotions through...

The Social Justice Poster Contest asked for students to create a design that would advocate for equality for all.

Poster contest raises awareness for social justice

February 25, 2018

Across San Mateo County libraries, students in 5th to 12th grade competed in the Teen Social Justice Poster Contest to show their support for equality for all different types of p...

Kalief Browder poses in a photoshoot for the New York Times.

Kalief Browder’s story shows holes within the justice system

February 11, 2018

Located on a 400-acre island in the East River of New York, Rikers Island is considered one of the most notorious prisons in America. According to an article by the New York Time...

Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth accepts the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award after giving a speech.

History teacher awarded for social justice work

January 21, 2017

On Jan. 16, Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth was given the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award. This award recognizes teachers in the community who reflect the ideals of D...

Protesters flock down Market St. in San Francisco, bringing attention to the conviction of Peter Liang.

Protesters demand justice for police officer

March 7, 2016

“Justice for all! Justice for all!” This chant resonated in the streets of San Francisco, as thousands of protesters turned up to support police officer Peter Liang, who ha...

Justice for Trayvon Martin protest LA city hall, March 2012

Justice is not so black and white

March 4, 2015

The United States of America has a bloody history of racial prejudice and abuse. In the past 50 years since the Civil Rights Act was signed into law, great progress has been...

The Hershey Company, Nestlé, and Cadbury are three of the leading importers of Ivory Coast cocoa.

Sweet justice in the chocolate industry

September 16, 2014

For almost two decades, major chocolate companies have maintained a lower price level by sourcing their cocoa from plantations that use slave labor. Now, something is finally b...

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

May 12, 2014

When 276 girls in Nigeria were abducted from their school and international news remained silent, protesters employed an innovative weapon: the power of social media.

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