Hillel symposium: ‘Gateways to Social Justice’ March 21

St. Louis Hillel at Washington University will host a symposium titled “Gateways to Social Justice” from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 21 in Brown Hall, Room 100, and Holmes Lounge.

The symposium is a component of the Hillel’s Social Justice Institute. The opening keynote addresses will be presented in Brown Hall, Room 100, by Mark Pelavin, associate director of the Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism in Washington, D.C., and Rabbi Hyim Shafner, campus rabbi for St. Louis Hillel at Washington University.

Breakout sessions and a panel discussion will focus on key issues facing the St. Louis community, such as the economics of social injustice, education and the achievement gap, and race, power and privilege.

The symposium’s cost, which includes lunch, is $5 for students and $10 for all others when registering in advance; or $8 and $13, respectively, at the door.

For more information and to register, call 935-9040.

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