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Just Societies

Join us in building a more equitable and inclusive world



From incarceration to immigration, get involved with social justice issues at Columbia. Sign up for our newsletter, attend an event, or volunteer as part of your Just Societies Commitment at Columbia.


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Want updates on how Columbia students, faculty, and alumni are building a more just world? Use the form below to sign up for our newsletter Just Societies Highlights.

Strategies for Change

Join Columbia justice events.

• October 2 - December 16: "Butler Banner Project" exhibit in Butler Library—led by Columbia University students and supported by Columbia University Libraries—fosters dialogue on representation

• December 3: "The Wall or The Bridge? The Economics of Populism" with Professor R. Glenn Hubbard of the Business School as part of the Just Societies Speaker Series in the Division of Social Sciences

• December 5: "Moving Forward: Book Talk with Karine Jean-Pierre in Conversation with Professor Ester Fuchs." Karine Jean-Pierre is a Haitian-American political campaign organizer, activist, and lecturer in international and public affairs at Columbia University


Watch Just Societies Facebook LIVE 

Tune into past Just Societies Facebook LIVE programs with faculty from the School of Social Work and schools across the University.

• Health and Human Rights with Professor Maya Sabatello and Anindita Dasgupta (Recorded April 23, 2019)

Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Social Justice in American Cities with Professor Esther Fuchs and Mayor Michael Tubbs (Recorded April 18, 2019)


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Two men who were formerly in prison create graphic art.

Through alumni volunteer opportunities, join a global community of Columbians committed to justice. Filter by your passion and location to see how to make a difference.


How can law students support asylum seekers?
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Learn how Columbia is working to create fair, equitable societies, starting on campus. From teaching people in prisons to giving legal aid to immigrants, find out how we're addressing urgent justice issues.

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