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    Social Justice

    Hamline University has a long tradition of promoting Social Justice on our campus and in our wider community. The Wesley Center provides programming for students to engage in the multifaceted work of social justice at Hamline and beyond. 

    Our signature social justice programs are the Catalyst Alternative Spring Break Trips, where students travel to cities across the United States to engage in continued learning about issues such as food justice, immigration & refugee rights, environmental justice, community building, and more. Leading up to election cycles, our office helps facilitate Hamline Votes, a campaign to maximize voter engagement on campus. Recently, we've been working to implement food access initiatives, programming, and advocacy across Hamline University, so all students have access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate foods.


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    Programs and Events

    View a comprehensive list of Social Justice programs and events.

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    Catalyst Alternative Spring Break trips are designed to provide students with an opportunity to participate in community service projects over spring break.

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    Campus Food Access

    Addressing food security issues on our campus with the goal of increasing low-income students’ academic performance and persistence by enhancing their access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally-appropriate foods.