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SJ Engage: 2020 U.S. Census

The decennial U.S. census is the population count that is Constitutionally required to occur every ten years. The information obtained is the basis for reapportionment and redistricting in Congress.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 9:00 AM

SJ Engage: Mental Health

Most people believe that mental health conditions are rare and “happen to someone else." In fact, mental health conditions are common and widespread. An estimated 54 million Americans suffer from some

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:00 AM

SJ Engage: Homelessness and Poverty

In 2014 it was reported that 1 in every 30 children were homeless at some point in 2013. Many advocates blame the country’s high poverty rate on a lack of affordable housing, among other causes.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 9:00 AM

SJ Engage: Immigration in the United States

The United States is the most diverse nation on Earth. Immigrants have enriched our culture and added to our productive capacity, enhancing our influence in the world.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:00 AM

SJ Engage: Gun Violence in the United States

Each year about 640,000 violent crimes are committed with guns. Some people believe gun-control laws can reduce the bloodshed. Others believe that guns protect Americans and laws should be less strict

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Facilitating an SJ Engage Circle

This toolkit is a framework for facilitating an SJ Engage Circle. A Learning Circle is a small gathering of people who come together to share their ideals, goals, practices and experiences.

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 9:00 AM