About JCL

Some of us are restless when we see suffering in the world; we want to work--side by side with those in need--to help people become their best selves. We commit to careers in education, public service and social justice and we strive to collaborate with communities of need in hopes of contributing to the enhancement of everyone's overall quality of life. 

Prior to May 2014, this program was known as Liberal & Civic Studies.

Justice, Community and Leadership is an interdisciplinary program that emphasizes critical inquiry, global perspectives, ethical ideals, social and environmental stewardship, leadership, education, and self-assessment.  Our social justice framework uses multiple empirical and theoretical perspectives and contemporary pedagogies of community engagement to inspire lifelong leadership and service for the common good, especially in education, law, government, and advocacy.