Social Justice

Social justice and education conjoin in a complex relationship. Educational institutions are a prime example of social and cultural thought, and hold themselves to a high standard for how they address social justice topics. “Students’ multilayered identities and experiences in higher education are at least partially shaped by their social categories, such as gender, race, class, ability, sexuality, and religion. Therefore, academic advisors must gain competence in dealing with students from a wide variety of backgrounds” (Burton, Puroway & Stevens, 2017, p. 3). The resources here provide help to individual advisors and institutions on a larger scale navigate the ever-changing landscape of social policy.

Burton, S.L., Puroway, D., & Stevens, S.E. (2017).  Academic Advising and Social Justice: An Advocacy Approach Manhattan, KS: NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.


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