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Reteaching history: The civil rights and social justice experience

Photo Courtesy of Kennedi Smith

Kennedi Smith, Contributing Writer

January 21, 2020

The Civil Rights and Social Justice Experience was a trip I will never forget. Its goal was to immerse a diverse group of almost 50 UTSA students in the history of the civil rights movement through an array of monuments, museums and other historical markers. The trip is open to every student at UTS...

Student Leadership Center adds day to annual trip

Students engaged in social justice.

Kimiya Factory

January 16, 2019

Students explore civil rights history This year, the Student Leadership Center (SLC) facilitated the annual Civil Rights and Social Justice trip (CRSJ) and added a sixth day to the usually five-day trip. The trip included visits to nine museums in the cities of New Orleans, Louisiana; Jackson, Missi...