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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | The Giving Generation

The Giving Generation

During a challenging economic time the ME ME ME generation is surprising trend forecasters by doing the opposite of what some might think. Instead of being stingy with their money, they are time and time again opening their wallets. But the Millennials are not opening their wallets for just any given reason. This generation is participating, and participating fully in the sharing economy and opening their wallets for social projects which…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | How much should I tip?

How Much Should I Tip?

We have all had that experience… the time when the bill shows up at our table and we open it and determine how much we are going to tip. We probably start to go through questions in our minds, how often was my water filled? Was my food cold? Were they nice? And from that we judge, we judge what we should leave this person who serves us, the buss…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | The Fiercest Liberal in Justice

The Fiercest Liberal in Justice

Often when we think about justice what first comes to mind isn’t a specific environmental, educational, economic or social justice, it is the justice system. And highest of high courts in that justice system, least for the United States is the Supreme Court. How often do we think about their rulings when we think about justice? Typically we think of the system as a whole, but there are a group…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | NOW and Economic Justice

NOW and Economic Justice

The Justice Project is here to be a resource for your causes, and on a recent search of latest economic justice stories we came across this list from the National Organization for Women highlighting economic issues for women. What we love about this as a resource is all the links they have of topics relating to women and economic justice. You are easily able to scroll through and see if…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Martin Luther King Jrs Dream of Economic Justice

Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream of Economic Justice

When most people hear the name Martin Luther King Jr they think of the “I have a dream” speech with the profound social justice impact. But what many people don’t think about is how Martin Luther King Jr’s speech was not only profound from a social justice standpoint, but almost more so from an economic justice perspective. August 28th will mark the 50th year anniversary of the monumental March on…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | What Justice Means to Me With Angelo "Barefoot Pookie" White

What Justice Means to Me with Angelo “Barefoot Pookie” White

This exclusive video from The Justice Project features Executive Director Noah benShea interviewing Angelo “Barefoot Pookie” White, the Founder of the Crips Street Gang on what justice means to him. Set in Angelo’s home in Watts, California, Noah and Angelo share a frank and intimate discussion about the history of street violence in Los Angeles, alternative directions for disenfranchised youth, and what justice means to Angelo. When asked what justice…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | What Justice Means to Me with Angelo Barefoot Pookie White | Just Us

Just Us

The Justice Project is launching a new video series called “What Justice Means to Me.” Through this initiative The Justice Project initiates a dialogue about justice from outside of academic parameters and normative social boundaries. The new direction of this dialogue begins with The Justice Project’s Executive Director’s, Noah benShea, video interview of a founder of the infamous Crips street gang, Angelo “Barefoot Pookie” White. Set in Angelo’s home in Watts, California,…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Levitical Law as the Basis for Modern Economic Justice

Levitical Law as the Basis for Modern Economic Justice

We are thrilled to share with you The Justice Project’s Second Place Winner for our Writing Competition: Levitical Law as the Basis for Modern Economic Justice by Ted Goshorn You shall and you shall not. So goes the pattern of law within the book of Leviticus. Many of the you shalls and you shall nots are much as one might expect of religious law: regulations on eating, sexual relations, and…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Empathy Gone Nature

Empathy Gone Nature: A Paradigm Shift

We are thrilled to share with you The Justice Project’s Third Place Winner for our Writing Competition: Empathy Gone Nature: A Paradigm Shift by Johannes Kleiner The preacher looks at her congregation. After a short pause she begins to speak, “One day all of you—this entire congregation—will be dead!” Silence. Again, “One day, everyone in this congregation will be dead!” Just what you want to hear Sunday morning. But apparently…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | What the World Needs Now Is

What the World Needs Now Is…

Respect, compromise, and motivation. We are going through an uneasy time, one of uprooting, change, and civil war. Nations are over-throwing their government, governments are over-throwing their nations, things are happening at a rapid pace and we have to keep up. Social justice, educational justice, economic, and environmental justice are all at risk, and it’s important to keep up our morals and ideals even in this time of constant hardship.…

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