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INJUSTICE/CIVIL RIGHTS/SOCIAL JUSTICE: Social Justice

Defination

Definition for Social Justice

"The goal of social justice education is full and equal participation of all groups in a society that is mutually shaped to meet their needs. Social justice includes a vision of society that is equitable and all members are physically and psychologically safe and secure.“

Source: Adams, M., Bell, L. A., & Griffin, P. (2016). Teaching for diversity and social justice (Third edition). New York: Routledge.

DREAMING????

Brookings Fellow Richard Reeves explores inequality and opportunity in America with Legos, using them to explain the chances for economic success of Americans born at the bottom of the economic ladder. Reeves shows the chances that the poorest fifth of Americans have to rise to the top, based on their race, the marital status of their mothers, and their level of education.