Noel understood that challenging the racial, economic and political status quo under the glow of an international spotlight came with great risk.
Tagged: social justice
How do movements such as #MeToo, #NeverAgain, #BlackLivesMatter and #TimesUp gain traction? SJSU professors and experts weigh in.
Silicon Valley has disrupted its way into a housing crisis, one so severe that the workers needed to power tech’s growth engine are being priced out of a future here.
Paul Thiebaut III, ’09 Economics, is the founder of 10 Books a Home (10BH), a nonprofit tutoring service for nearly 200 low-income families in the Ravenswood City School District.
Rycenga’s research on abolitionist educator Prudence Crandall (1803–1890) has provided an early example of how education can be a catalyst for social change.
Watch a video on the challenges and opportunities facing woman athletes today.
Margaret Jenkins, ’25 Education, threw discus in the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam as a member of the first ever women’s track and field team representing the United States. Jenkins belongs to a tradition of Spartan woman athletes who have set records on and off the field.
From SJSU to Facebook, Netta Conyers-Haynes says: “We don’t grow when things are easy. We grow when we face challenges.”
“There is an undocumented student community out there that could definitely benefit from a lot of the services I obtained.”
Every Friday—rain or shine—Mercy Egbujor leads the backpack medical team on its rounds in a battered van, frequently descending into hidden camps where unsanitary conditions provide a breeding ground for diseases such as tuberculosis and hepatitis.
Three Spartans who are part of the Paralympic movement, promoting its values of enabling and empowering athletes while challenging stereotypes and transforming attitudes about athletes with impairments.
Washington Square designer and writer Peter Caravalho shares his personal connection to “Enduring History: 75 Years After Executive Order 9066.”
Marc J. Spears, ’95 Journalism, senior writer for ESPN’s The Undefeated, a site that explores sports, race and culture, is no stranger to the world of athlete activism.
The father of the sociology of sport on SJSU’s new Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change.
“The story of modern track and field cannot be written without the contributions of SJSU athletes and coaches.”
From student-athlete to activist-scholar, Harry Edwards’ life and work offer lessons on more than the sociology of sport.
Native American student Joey Montoya helps indigenous youths reconnect with their traditional identity and share their voices.
A new course prepares students to go to work for a cause.
A few words from distinguished campus members and visitors.
Five personal stories prove that we are much more than the sum of our experiences.
Jonathan Huang uses art to advocate for victims of sex trafficking.
A former Spartan tennis star who earned an MBA in her home country of Slovenia, Ana Lukner believes in “true and honest” marketing.
Come to campus and take the SJSU Legacy Tour, created by alumna Maribel Martinez, director of SJSU’s Cesar Chavez Community Action Center.