Finding common ground
for moving forward.
“The ultimate test of a moral
society is the kind of world
that it leaves to its children.”
– Dietrich Bonhoeffer
We who have been
should work to understand
– Rabbi Judy Schindler
“Who is wise?” the Jewish
sages teach, “The one
who learns from all people.”
Rooted in our common humanity, drawing on lessons of the past, and reaching upward through education and advocacy are at the heart of the mission of the Stan Greenspon Center.
The Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice is Where Hope Takes Hold
History shows that courage in the face of darkness saves lives and shifts outcomes. Courage rooted in hope.
In every instance where people have had to overcome unspeakable acts of violence, discrimination, and persecution, hope has lead the way. Hope for peace, for love, and for equality.
We are the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice, and we exist to give voice to the voiceless, and form community partnerships to create positive change. We draw on history to guide our way as we advocate for those who need a spark of hope to lead them out of despair.
Dream America: Immigration
First Annual Arts and Advocacy Conference
Save the Date! Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:30 pm-8:00 pm
Join the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice and Myers Park Baptist Church for informative presentations and sessions highlighting the use of the arts to advocate for immigrants. From slam poetry to storytelling, film to photography, and dance to music, experts will be on hand to share their knowledge and tools. The event will culminate in a dramatic reading, followed by live music and food trucks, all celebrating the gifts our immigrant neighbors continue to bring to our community. A pre-conference interfaith service will also be held.
Looking to the past to create inclusion and acceptance for all.
Promoting advocacy to create systemic change for the greater good.
Working together to build transformative relationships across lines of difference.
Enabling thousands of years of Jewish texts, history and wisdom to speak to us and guide us today.
Our mission is to create bridges of multicultural understanding and collaboration that support human rights through education, advocacy, and action at Queens University and beyond. We address issues on local, state, and federal levels that have a global impact.
Pictured left: President Pamela Davies, Stan Greenspon, and Rabbi Judith Schindler