Freedom School

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January 2015

Villanova University hosted its annual Freedom School in observance of the memory and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Freedom School sessions covered a variety of topics such as:

  • immigration
  • the possibilities and challenges of globalization
  • the rule of law and respect for human rights
  • affirmative action
  • education and social justice
  • peacebuilding and peacemaking
  • nonviolence and nonviolent social change
  • sins of racism and white supremacy

For more information see the full 2015 schedule.

To view the videos from the 2015 sessions click here. To see archived sessions from years past, click here.

Jill McCorkel: Focus on Ferguson

Brighid Dwyer

Ruth McDermott Levy

Tim Horner

Kelly Welch

Proposal Deadline

Villanova University will host its annual Freedom School in observance of the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Freedom School sessions may cover a variety of topics, such as immigration, the possibilities and challenges of globalization, the rule of law and respect for human rights, affirmative action, education and social justice, peacemaking and peacekeeping, nonviolence and nonviolent social change, and the sins of racism and white supremacy. Each session would last about 60 minutes, and sessions will run in course with our regular class schedule (10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:30 pm).