Mason’s John Mitchell Jr. Program is putting activism in action

Members of Mason's John Mitchell, Jr. Program attended the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 2020. From left to right: Jordan Mrvos (Carter School MS graduate ‘20), Ajanet Rountree (Carter School PhD student), Charles L. Chavis, Jr. (Carter School assistant professor and JMJP founding director), Audrey Williams (Carter School MS student), Chinyere Erondu (Carter School MS student). Photo provided.

What does social justice look like during a pandemic and a time of racial turmoil?

George Mason University’s John Mitchell Jr. Program for History, Justice and Race (JMJP) has been busy answering that question.

“We started off trying to figure out a way to promote racial healing,” said JMJP founder and Carter School professor Charles Chavis. “Our work is twofold: promoting narrative change and social transformation.”

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Posted in Racial Justice 2020.