Sustainability

Social Justice Sustainability

What is social justice?

Adams, Bell and Griffin (1997) define social justice as both a process and a goal. "The goal of social justice education is full and equal participation of all groups in a socity that is mutually shaped tomeet their needs. Social justice includes a vision of society that is equitable and all members are physically and psychologically safe and secure."

10 Myths of Social Justice

Social Justice Quotes:

  • "We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams." Jimmy Carter
  • "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
  • "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." Eleanor Roosevelt
  • "If you judge people, you have no time to love them." Mother Theresa
  • "We Americans have a chance to become someday a nation in which all racial stocks and classes can exist in their own selfhoods, but meet on a basis of respect and equality and live together, socially, economically, and politically." Shirley Chisholm
  • "A journey of a thousand miles beings with one single step." LAO-tzu
  • These quotes were compiled by Vernon A. Wall, http://www.vernonwall.org

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