The Peace Institute: Call to Action

The Louis D Brown Peace Institute Mother's Day Walk for Peace

The Peace Institute is continuing to push for House Bill 742 “An Act Amending Victim Compensation.” This legislation would shift the current state statute regulating Victim Compensation so that that the circumstances of a loved one’s homicide cannot be used to determine a family’s eligibility for funeral and burial reimbursement. Too many families are re-traumatized when … Continue reading “The Peace Institute: Call to Action”

Published on October 25th, 2017 in

Activist Month Featured Events

Activism – The policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change. Dean Galea and Associate Dean Cox have written on this point before. When answering the question, “why activism?”, Dean Galea said, “An activist school can, above all, turn theoretical concepts into reality—an asset for a school that aspires to train … Continue reading “Activist Month Featured Events”

Published on September 14th, 2017 in

Activist Fellowship for 2018

Empty vintage congress hall with seats and microphones.

The Activist Lab is seeking applications for the Activist Fellowship that will run during the Spring and Fall semesters in 2018.  The Fellowship is focused on advocacy related to transgender rights in Massachusetts. The Activist Fellow will be selected in Fall 2017 and begin work in Spring 2018 semester, working through Fall 2018 (work during … Continue reading “Activist Fellowship for 2018”

Published on September 5th, 2017 in

Spring Break Challenge

Blackstone Community Center

Build a prize-winning, community-based assessment project in one week! Every other year, students from SPH, Social Work, Dental Medicine, and Sargent College work as a team and compete to build a prize-winning, community-based assessment project in one week. The objective of the challenge is to give public health students the opportunity to work as a … Continue reading “Spring Break Challenge”

Published on August 15th, 2017 in
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