THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON THE FIFTH and final DAY OF OUR SOCIAL JUSTICE FAIR. WE INVITE YOU TO PRAY WITH US BEFORE YOU BEGIN VIEWING TODAY'S PROJECTS. THE ADULT LEARNING COMMUNITY WITH THEIR LIP SYNC RENDITION OF "AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH" LEADS OUR SONG OF HOPE.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CATHOLIC SOCIAL JUSTICE TEACHINGS, WE HAVE PROVIDED YOU WITH LINKS TO THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES:
Student: Madison Coughlin
Title: Victim Blaming
Synopsis: My social justice project is on victim blaming. I hope to teach people how victim blaming affects the victims and the trauma it can cause
Student: Julia Cunningham
Title: Mental Heath Awareness in High Schools
Synopsis: My project is about high schools that lack support systems that could benefit teens struggling with their mental health.
Student: Isabella Petrosino
Title: Us Too
Synopsis: My project focuses on the high rates of sexual assault in the LGBTQ+ community and the prejudices that contribute to this issue.
Student: Kieran Quijano
Title: Re-think Mental Health
Synopsis: This project explores how media misrepresentation can worsen the mental health stigma, as well as what can be done to stop this injustice.
Student: Rodarmel Saint Louis
Title: The Horrors of Police Brutality
Synopsis: For my Social Justice project, I will be exploring the topic of police brutality and how it is a social injustice.
Student: Olivia Shields
Title: Child Poverty in South Africa
Synopsis: This project identifies the contributing factors that sustain child poverty in South Africa, as well as what we could be doing to help.
Student: Rain Shu
Title: Discrimination of LGBTQ Students in American Schools
Synopsis: As an issue of human dignity, people should not look down on LGBTQ students, but work together to rid society of the injustice of discrimination. It starts in schools.
Student: Kaylan Soares
Title: Adulting Requires Financial Literacy
Synopsis: Americans are rarely taught ways to make effective decisions about their finances, which makes them vulnerable to the sometimes malicious intentions of the monopolies that large banks and corporations hold.
Student: Lindsey Toland
Title: The Lack of School Security
Synopsis: Learn about the lack of school security and how this can occur at schools both internally and externally.
Student: Abigail Vixama
Title: Housing is a Human Right
Synopsis: This project explores gentrification and housing displacement of low-income families in urban areas and the effects of commodifying housing.
Student: Ada Wu
Title: Who Is Watching Behind the Camera?
Synopsis: The cyber system brings us conveniences. However, there are potential dangers. It's important to know how to use the internet safely.