In addition to SHiFT’s many initiatives, recent demands to combat food shortages throughout the city inspired the creation of The Social Grocery, a non-profit founded by local Tripolians in partnership with SHiFT. The Social Grocery is the very first non-profit store in Lebanon providing necessary goods such as beans, rice, soap, and sanitary napkins, among other needed goods.
Legacy friends and Alumni gathered again this past Thursday at noon on Zoom for “In Search of the Common Good: Finding Mutually Beneficial Solutions for A Deeply Divided World” to discuss the common good: what is it and how do we achieve outcomes for issues of justice, fairness, equality and equity.
Even a cursory read of recent newspaper headlines reveals that America- like much of the world-is in a state of deep division over issues of justice, fairness, equality and equity. How do we achieve these outcomes while working for the common good? And furthermore, what is the common good? Whether you have attended before, or are new to the forum, we welcome everyone to join the conversation Thursday, June 18th at 12 EST on Zoom.
Recent international news highlights that youth do not need to wait until they are older to make an impact on the world stage. If you are a youth looking to make a difference, or an adult curious about the factors influencing youth in action around the world today, then join us this Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 12 noon, EST!