Appalachian Social Justice Summit Application

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In accordance with Appalachian State University's coronavirus response, the Appalachian Social Justice Summit has been canceled for Spring 2020.

Appalachian Educators Club, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Participants will attend sessions on inclusion and social justice topics and spend time with current Appalachian State University students and faculty. This summit is for high school students wishing to explore these topics and experience college life.

Meals and lodging will be provided. Participants will stay on campus with current AppState students. They will also receive a FREE t-shirt. Transportation to and from campus will NOT be provided. 

If you have any questions, please contact Appalachian Educators Social Justice Summit co-chairs at

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Written Response

Tell us about yourself and why you are interested in our social justice summit. 

Please answer the following prompt in 300 or more words. There are no incorrect responses; consider this question with an open mind based on your own experiences.

In your own words please respond to one of the following quotes. In your response, consider why you want to attend this conference and how social justice impacts you personally.

  1. "Your uniqueness is your greatest strength, not how well you emulate others" –Simon S. Tam
  2. "Until the great mass of the people should be filled with a sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained." –Helen Keller

Submit your response in the field below.