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TO EMPOWER, INSPIRE and TRAIN CURRENT & FUTURE LEADERS TO IMPROVE THEIR COMMUNITIES LOCALLY, NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY… FOR THE COMMON GOOD. 

photo1The mission of the Institute is to provide a platform for citizens of every walk of life to learn the important principles that underlie nonviolent advocacy. Central to this mission is a push to provide future leaders and “change agents” with opportunities to explore the moral, ethical, and theological imperatives for justice and human rights for all people.

Simply put, our Mission is to change lives for the better, in a real and permanent way.

The Joseph E. Lowery Institute for Justice and Human Rights at Clark Atlanta University provides a forum for dialogue and a laboratory for the analysis of issues related to a variety of social inequity: Human Rights, Workers’ Rights, Election Reform, Voting Rights, Anti-Poverty Measures, Economic Justice, Environmental Justice, Racism, and Sexism.


OUR FOUR PROGRAM AREAS
LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL

Civil & Human Rights
Includes Political & Civic Participation, Racial Justice, Women’s and Children’s Rights Violence
Social Justice
Includes Economic, Environmental, and Criminal Justice Violence
Education
Literacy, Digital Divide, Violence
Community Health
Poverty
Violence

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

VIOLENCE INITIATIVE
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