a space for bold, visionary leadership
Civil and Human Rights
As the founding location for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Shaw has a rich legacy as a social justice leader. This partnership with the City of Raleigh allows Shaw to expand its work and make meaningful impacts for the citizens of Raleigh.
Dr. Paulette Dillard
President, Shaw University
The big goal of our collaboration with the Center for Racial and Social Justice is to develop an actionable plan to build a more equitable community for all of us. We’re very excited about this partnership and the good work to come. We couldn’t have a better partner than Shaw.
Mary Ann Baldwin
Mayor, City of Raleigh
The power of this center is to bring together voices from different perspectives and backgrounds to come up with constructive solutions and a vision on how we can live peacefully.
Dr. Johnny Hill
Dean of the School of Divinity
Courageous Conversations is our opportunity to address issues here in Raleigh, North Carolina.”