Social Justice

Sharon Barker Student Activism Award

The Sharon Barker Student Activism Award is intended to honor a current University of Maine student or student organization that exemplifies Sharon’s passion and commitment to social change. Nominations for the AY 20 award will be open in Fall 2019.

 UMaine Engaged Black Bear Social Justice Badges

“Social justice refers to reconstructing society in accordance with principles of equity, recognition, and inclusion.” (Bell, 2016)

 

 Level 1 Badge 

TO EARN THIS BADGE:

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Description: This badge was issued in recognition of the earner’s engagement with social justice and social change initiatives on campus and in the larger community.

Criteria: This badge acknowledges that earners:

*Joined a club or organization that promotes social justice and attended a minimum of 3 meetings.

OR

*Participated in 3 social justice or social activism events on campus or in the community

Reflected on their learning and their plans for a path toward further social activism and engagement in social justice.

Evidence: Earners completed the Social Justice reflection form. The evidence was approved by UMaine faculty or an authorized staff member.

Level 2 Badge

TO EARN THIS BADGE:

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Level 3 Badge

TO EARN THIS BADGE:

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  • Share your badges on your LinkedIn profile.