Program introduces incoming students to South Bend with focus on community, justice

Author: Erin Blasko

A group of 20 incoming University of Notre Dame students spent the week leading up to the start of the fall semester exploring issues of justice both on campus and in the surrounding community as part of RISE: South Bend, a newly established program within theĀ Center for Social Concerns.

The students, from a diverse array of backgrounds, visited and participated in community projects with local government and nonprofit organizations and attended lectures by Notre Dame faculty on topics such as community engagement, the common good, responsibility and human dignity, and the fundamentals of social change.

Among the places the students visited were ... (click for Full Story)