Social Justice

This page features news and research related to social justice topics at Columbia University.

The COVID pandemic exacerbated poverty in the United States, and the Biden administration should take significant steps to support those in need.

As we observe Black History Month, Columbia News looks back at Black Columbians who made history through their activism.

Maternal mortality and morbidity is becoming a public health crisis in the United States.

What stories grabbed the attention of our readers in 2020? The results were pretty surprising. We invite you to take a look back.

As 2020 winds to a close, 'Columbia News' looks back on seven podcast episodes from across Columbia University's campuses that had an impact on us

An interactive GSAPP workshop charts a path for Columbia’s role in advancing environmental and climate equity in New York’s neighborhoods.

Columbia School of Social Work’s Courtney Cogburn spoke with the author about his book, what it means to be antiracist, and the role of universitie

A new GSAPP book examines the discipline’s role in the legacies of racialized coercion in the United States.

This was—and is—an important step in dismantling the “Doctrine of Discovery” that has always plagued the U.S. legal system.

The Center for Justice and the Tamer Center have teamed up to teach coding and job skills to individuals who were incarcerated.

A Columbia study highlights the importance of investing resources in parent-child visitation programs and social support for family members left be

Coronavirus has exposed many fault lines in our society. We need to work together to enact change.