Social Responsibility

Social responsibility speaks to what we owe to the community at large on the individual and corporate level. It is often used in the context of what ethical expectations a community ought to have both of its citizens and its businesses and other institutions in order to maintain a balance between the economy, the environment, and individuals’ well-being.


Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams: Why Contemplation/Awareness Matters to Change...And How

Leading a series of sessions on meditation at the 2013 Climate, Mind & Behavior Symposium, Zen priest and writer Rev. angel Kyodo williams articulates the importance of contemplation in understanding and addressing today's most pressing social and environmental problems.


Oprah Says Her Conversation with Sister Joan Was a “Wake-Up Call” | Super Soul Sunday | OWN

If you're feeling angry about the daily barrage of negative news in our disconnected culture, author and activist Sister Joan Chittister says we all have to ask ourselves: "What are we going to do about it?" Here, Oprah reveals why Sister Joan's advice was a wake-up call for her.


It's Not About Love Afterall | Angel Kyodo Williams | TEDxWashingtonSquare

Rev. angel Kyodo williams notes, "Love and Justice are not two. Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters".


Lucille Clifton & Sonia Sanchez: Mirrors & Windows

Clifton & Sanchez - Mirrors & Windows 10/24/2001 at The New School, New York, NY. Moderated by Eisa Davis.


2021 Distinguished Lecturer Adrienne Maree Brown

A major university and community event, the annual Distinguished Lecturer program brings to campus a prominent humanities scholar whose work highlights the importance of humanities research.


Dr. Monica Sharma: Leadership for Equity & Opportunity (Leo) Program

Dr. Monica Sharma, former Director of Leadership and Capacity Development, speaks to how the Leadership for Equity and Opportunity program is unique.


Muhammad Ali Gives His Stance On The Vietnam War | The Dick Cavett Show

Muhammad Ali discusses the possibility of going to jail and his views of war and sacrifice. Date aired - 5/25/1970 - Muhammad Ali


"Be the Change" - His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Inverness, Scotland

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's public talk "Be the Change" given at the Eden Court Theatre in Inverness, Scotland, on June 23, 2012. Following the public talk there is a question and answer session.


‘Social Justice, Compassion in Action, and Becoming Free’ with Mirabai Bush

LIVE virtual event with LSRF President, Mirabai Bush, as she shares more about the recent Love Serve Remember allyship letter, and Dharma teachings on social justice and awakening.


James Baldwin on Racism & American Character - Dec. 10, 1986

Novelist James Baldwin in a Dec. 10, 1986 National Press Club talk. In this clip he argues that simplicity and immaturity are considered virtues in America.


Social Justice