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Vikings Read More Challenge and Book Club

The purpose of the Vikings Read More Challenge & Book Club is to provide the SJR State community with an opportunity to address wellness, belonging, community building, and campus culture through reading and meaningful discussions.

February Focus: Social Justice & Civil Rights

Why you should read about social justice and civil rights?

Reading about social justice and civil rights can inform you about the concepts of fairness within society. Increasing your awareness about equity and human rights can empower you to tackle social injustices through activism and voting. 

There are a vast variety of civil rights and social justice books available. Here are some possible topics:

  • Healthcare
  • Disability rights 
  • Religion-based discrimination
  • Ageism
  • Sexuality-based discrimination
  • Racism
  • Gender equality
  • Economic inequality
  • Educational opportunities
  • Activism
  • Civil rights movements

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