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Civil & Human Rights

Day of Service Honors Dr. King and Second Obama Inauguration

January 20, 2013 - Trinity students, staff and alumnae honor the memory of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. through participation in the 2013 Presidential Inauguration National Day of Service. Hundreds of volunteers donated thousands of food items. DC National Guard also bivouac at the Trinity Center to stand guard during the inauguration. Continue reading
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The Second Inauguration

January 18, 2013 - As President Obama prepares for his second inauguration, citizens would do well to read President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address and reflect on the moral values of unity and peace for the nation. Continue reading
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Malala Goes Home

January 6, 2013 - Malala Yousafzai is a symbol of the ongoing struggle for gender equity in education. Continue reading
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Resolved to Change the World

January 1, 2013 - Our new year's resolutions must be earth-shattering and nation-changing. We must find the way forward toward greater national unity while also ensuring greater justice for all. Continue reading
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Did Workers Die for Our Hoodies?

November 27, 2012 - Coming a century after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, the Bangladesh factory fire that killed 112 garment workers last weekend is a scandalous reminder of the still-urgent need to uphold the rights of workers and to call out major corporations who exploit overseas labor to increase profit margins. Continue reading
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Democracy Wins!

November 7, 2012 - "We the People" have spoken. Democracy is a beautiful thing! Now let's get on with the unfinished agenda... Continue reading
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Make a Fashion Statement — VOTE

November 5, 2012 - VOTE! Whatever else you have planned on Tuesday, please vote. Trinity students, faculty and staff may take the time necessary to vote. Exercise the most important responsibility of citizenship! Continue reading
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Dorothy Shields ’57: Trinity Woman Extraordinaire

October 24, 2012 - Dorothy Shields was a champion of social justice and equal rights. As a Trinity Trustee she provided clear and tireless guidance to the changing institution in the 1990s. Continue reading
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Pope John and the Cuban Missile Crisis

October 22, 2012 - Pope John XXIII played a key role in helping the U.S. and Soviet Union avert nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis even as he was opening Vatican II. Continue reading
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Int’l Day of the Girl: Sorrow and Outrage

October 11, 2012 - Malala Yousafzai's cause in promoting the education of girls must not fail. Continue reading
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu


Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu