About the video
Brendan Underwood delivered a keynote on racial justice at the 2015 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.
About Brendan Underwood
(bio from 2015)
Brendan Underwood is a senior at St. Louis University High School in St. Louis, MO. Brendan is an outspoken advocate for racial justice in his school’s community. He founded a group called Student Teacher Association for Racial Study (S.T.A.R.S.), which hosts a summit for local high schools to showcase the leadership potential of students. Outside of school, Brendan enjoys connecting with the greater St. Louis community. He is involved in his local Urban League chapter in the NULITES program, and he was selected to attend the Urban League’s leadership summit in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Grace is a senior at John Carroll University, double majoring in Sociology and Peace, Justice, and Human Rights. Throughout here experience at JCU she has been involved in many social justice initiatives. She is part of Students For Social Justice’s fair trade committee and contributed to the campaign to make John Carroll a Fair Trade University. Grace is part of Kappa Delta Sorority and an Arrupe Scholar. She is has participated in immersion experiences to Nicaragua and El Salvador. Grace is from Inverness, IL and graduated from Saint Viator High School.
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