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Are you serious about making a difference in your world?
Do you have some creative ideas of how to help people both locally & globally?
Do you care about the planet and the people on it?
If so, Social Justice is for you!
Social Justice 12 (SJ12)
Social Justice is a course that aims to help students understand the causes of social injustice, to learn how to apply critical thinking skills to issues of fairness and equality, and become active citizens who are agents of change. Themes and topics that students will be looking at are: diversity and equality in our society, human rights abuses here and away, legal issues surrounding social justice topics, and moving towards a socially just world by taking ACTION. SJ12 aims to get students actively involved by teaching them how they can work towards change. Link to website for integrated resource package. http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/pdfs/social_studies/2008socialjustice12.pdf