Colleges train, pay students to become social justice advocates

The College Fix - In an era of increasing social activism and political unrest on campuses across the country, some colleges have initiated programs to hire students as agents of “social justice,” in some cases paying them for their labor.

At Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, the student housing department is running a "social justice advocate" program. According to the job description, a Social Justice Advocate at Texas Tech is meant to "demonstrate leadership and advocacy by promoting advancement and development of diversity, multiculturalism, social identity development and social justice through diverse programming, educational interactions, training, community development, and educational dialogues within assigned residential complexes."

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