The Social Justice Hub is committed to connecting UW-Madison students and staff to all social justice-related initiatives in our community through professional and volunteer opportunities, educational and dialogue-based events, comprehensive social justice resources, and intentional partnerships on campus and in our broader community.
You can sign up for our bimonthly newsletter the Social Justice News here to receive information on social justice articles, events, and how you can get further involved. You can view the most recent Social Justice News here.
Fill out the Social Justice Hub interest form to tell us of your interest to get involved.
Please email the Hub with any questions or comments at SocialJusticeHub@studentlife.wisc.edu.
How to Get Involved
Through our action teams, there are many opportunities to get involved with a topic that interests you. You can also apply to be an Intern each Spring for the following school year. Open to students, staff and faculty.
Create discussions (including Let's Chat) and educational events through the action teams of the Hub helping to inform campus on social justice issues.
The Social Justice Hub offers opportunities to meet other students and campus staff with similar interests, work together to solve problems in the community, and build skills that will help you achieve your career goals.
Current Programs and Teams
Criminal Justice Reform
The Criminal Justice Reform team works to promote awareness and change related to social justice issues in the criminal justice system.
Housing Equity Action Team
Our goal is to unify UW-Madison’s campus to the greater Dane County community through education, community and organization partnerships, and initiatives geared towards increasing awareness about housing insecurities.
Food Justice Collective
We are a collective of student-led food justice organizations that seek to connect students and community members with information and access to resources. Through collaboration, we strive to improve food access for all in our communities.
Join or start up an Action Team
The Social Justice Hub invites UW-Madison students and campus members to form additional social justice Action Teams! Find friends, choose a social justice topic of interest, schedule discussions, and determine steps to create positive change.
gALPHA Social Impact
gALPHA Social Impact is a free four-week program designed to help UW-Madison students create innovative solutions to problems such as educational equity or criminal justice reform, provides idea and mentorship, and coach individuals.
Find useful information on UW-Madison social justice links:
Engage in Social Justice Events
- January 25Housing Equity Food/Hygiene Bag PackingHelp pack food & hygiene bags to be delivered to the homeless community in Madison2:00 PM, First United Methodist Church
- January 25MLK Symposium – An Evening with Nikole Hannah-JonesWisconsin Union Theater6:30 PM, Shannon Hall at Memorial Union, Memorial Union
- January 31
- February 1