Appalachian Social Justice Summit Application

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April 20-21, 2018

Appalachian Educators Club, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

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

Transportation, meals, and lodging will be provided. Participants will stay on campus with current ASU students.

Application must be submitted by Friday, March 23. Students will receive notification that their application has been received and will be notified of acceptance by March 30th. If you have any questions, please contact ASU Social Justice Summit co-chairs, Dorothy Williams and Kara Old, at

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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

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