Center for Racial and Social Justice - About the CRSJ

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Upcoming Events

Black Voters Matter: Blackout Tour


Courageous Conversations

Shaw University’s Center for Racial and Social Justice in partnership with the City of Raleigh will lead a series of public listening sessions on race, racism, and social equity throughout 2021. 

The goal of these listening sessions is to develop a plan to guide changes to current programs and develop new programs—all intended to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Raleigh.


Press Releases & Media

Courageous Community Conversations - Public Housing #5

Courageous Community Conversations #5: Affordable Housing

We Heard You!  Affordable Housing is such an important topic in the city of Raleigh that we decided to have another Courageous Community Conversation around …

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Justice for Haitian Migrants

It seems as if the Haitian people can’t catch a break.  The country suffers from all forms of instability – disasters that are both natural …

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The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act

The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act

It’s time for us to unite and take action today. We have an opportunity to raise our voices and let the members of Congress know …

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A More Just and Equitable Society

About the Center for Racial and Social Justice

Drawing on the historical and spiritual foundation that established Shaw University, the purpose of the Center for Racial and Social Justice is to further the development of a more just and equitable society.

We will accomplish this through a variety of actions that may include but is not limited to: engaging in and producing scholarly research that may be used to inform the policies and actions of various public and private entities; hosting multiple types of convenings; disseminating our findings through diverse media sources and outlets; and generating as appropriate to the Center policy recommendations, curricula, academic and professional publications.

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