Social Justice at UC Berkeley

Identify causes of injustice and inequity in the world while understanding your role in the community and how you can effect change on a local, state, national and global level.

Social Justice program for teens in Berkeley

Program Highlights

Identify causes of injustice in the world
Understand your role in the community and how you can affect change on a local, state, national and global level
Learn the history of the social justice movement in the US

Residential Price: $4,998 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Extended Commuter Price: $3,398 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Commuter Price: $2,798 USD (+ supplemental fees)


Session 1: June 19 - July 1, 2022

Session 2: July 3 - July 15, 2022

Sessison 3: July 17 - July 29, 2022


University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA


  • This program has truly changed me. The best part of this program was being able to have hands on experience in my dream field of work.

    Ashley M.

Course Overview

Are you interested in empowerment and have a desire to affect change to make the world a better place? In this course students will discuss movements related to ethnicity, gender, race, and sexual orientation as well as investigate how these concepts influence human beliefs, perspectives and behaviors. Students will learn to think critically about key social issues and understand how they can truly create a positive change in their own individual world and the world at large.

Topics you'll explore

Hands-On Learning

Students will visit the famed Haight Ashbury district in San Francisco - the heart of the social justice movement in the 60s as well as organizations such as the Catalyst Project or the Justice Matters Institute.

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Career Exploration

Courses are taught by accomplished and passionate faculty recruited from many area colleges, universities and professional forums. Each faculty member is selected for their subject area expertise and proven ability to both challenge and captivate students. Hands on learning, professionally lead discourse and further analysis of historical events in the social justice movement create the perfect environment for our students to deep dive this career path before college.

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