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The Justice Project Announces Second Book of My Own© Program

Original press release distributed through PR Web.  The Justice Project initiates the second A Book of My Own© program by donating books to over 300 children in need throughout the Kern County The Justice Project is excited to announce its second A Book of My Own initiative. In particular, The Justice Project is utilizing its A Book of My Own project to supply books to over 300 underprivileged children living within the…

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The Justice Project | making a just difference | Blog | Bill Cirone: Common Core Is for the Common Good

Bill Cirone: Common Core Is for the Common Good

Bill Cirone from our Advisory Board discusses the Common Good: I have emphasized many times that America’s laser-like focus on test scores has done a disservice to our children by stripping away their joy of learning, cutting off much of their access to art and other important classes, and emphasizing rote memorization over critical thinking. In discussing international comparisons, I’ve written about the success of Finland, where, as part of…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | A dream with room to grow

A Dream with Room to Grow

With the recent anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s I have a dream speech has created an influx of articles and posts about justice. But perhaps one of the most important things to think about at this time is not how far we have come, but yet how far we still have to go to accomplish this dream. A dream not realized: Mayors say economic, educational justice still not reached…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Education Justice Project

Education Justice Project

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is taking a new approach on Educational Justice: The mission of the Education Justice project is to build a model college-in-prison program that demonstrates the positive impacts of higher education upon incarcerated people, their families, the communities from which they come, the host institution, and society as a whole. We are committed to building an open, inclusive learning environment and to transparent, collaborative governance. We…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | NYC Coalition for Educational Justice

NYC Coalition for Educational Justice

One of the things we love doing at The Justice Project is highlighting other non-profits that are making a difference in our four areas of justice. When we came across the NYC Coalition for Educational Justice we saw a perfect fit: Who is the NYC Coalition for Educational Justice? The NYC Coalition for Educational Justice (CEJ) is organizing a parent-led movement for educational equity and excellence in the city’s public…

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The Justice Project Announces A Book Of My Own© Program

Original press release distributed through PR Web.  The Justice Project initiates A Book of My Own© program and donates books to over 300 children in need throughout the Santa Barbara County Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The Justice Project is thrilled and honored to announce a new program called A Book of My Own©, providing books to underprivileged kids in the Santa Barbara region. A Book of My Own©…

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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 | Limits on Education Widen with Online Classes

Limits on Education Widen as Online Programs Grow

The large amount of free online classes introduced on college campuses have given educators a new incentive to create an easier platform for students to complete their education on time. Many students arrive on campus with significant remedial work to be done before they can begin regular credit-earning classes. This can lead to a large amount of tuition fees, and essentially, more debt for the student. The availability of free…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Education and The Creative Squash

Education and The Creative Squash

My older sister went to college for four years, made friends, studied and worked hard, then graduated. She maintained excellent grades throughout all four years, and graduated with honors. When she returned home, she could not find a job for months. Many of her college friends still don’t have jobs. She was a singer and songwriter, and now she’s an admissions counselor. She still sings and writes amazing music, but…

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