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Center for Social Justice to Host 2022 Run for Justice on April 30

SPRINGFIELD, MA (04/14/2022) Western New England University School of Law’s Center for Social Justice (CSJ) will host the 2022 Run for Justice and Year End Celebration on Saturday, April 30 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Blake Law Center.

The event starts with a family-friendly fundraiser run/walk to help support the CSJ’s work to advance justice. Immediately following the Run will be a celebration with a DJ and food/drink options available for purchase. The Year End Celebration will recognize the many supporters, volunteers, donors, sponsors, and friends that have contributed over the year.

All proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Center for Social Justice to support its work in advancing justice and providing free legal services to those in need. “So get your loved ones and sneakers ready to go,” says Center Director Ariel Clemmer, “this year we are raising funds to purchase a Justice Bus which will help bring our services into the community.”

To register for the run visit:


12:00 p.m. Registration/Check-in

1:00 p.m. 5K Race and 1-Mile Walk

1:45 p.m. Kids’ Fun Run: Dash to the Finish

2:00-4:00 p.m. End of Year Celebration

Since its launch in 2019, the Center for Social Justice has achieved great success in accomplishing its mission to advance justice through research, education, advocacy, innovation, and public engagement. The Center strengthens collaborative efforts between the Law School and the local region to work toward a more just, equitable, and inclusive society.

Western New England University (WNE) is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive institution with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready graduates. Founded in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts as a division of Northeastern College, WNE’s 215-acre suburban campus serves more than 3,700 students, including over 2,500 full-time undergraduates. More than 47,000 alumni have earned degrees through its 90+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. Students come from 39 U.S. states and territories and 23 countries. Of 45,104 living alumni, 30% remain within the region, residing in the four Western Massachusetts counties and northern Connecticut.

WNE is classified among nationally ranked universities in US News and World Report, and among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering programs, and in the Doctoral/Professional Universities category in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.