Past Event

10th Annual Social Justice Symposium


March 2, 2017
9:30am to 2:30pm


What is Voices of Hope?

Voices of Hope is an annual social justice symposium hosted by students of Corpus Christi College for students in grades 11 and 12 or students enrolled in college and university programs, who are interested in social justice topics and leadership. Guided by the pillars of Catholic social teaching, this one-day event features a keynote presentation, outstanding student research and opportunities for networking with young adults and professionals of not-for-profit organizations who share concerns about the social, political, cultural, religious and environmental challenges of the 21st century.

Our Voices of Hope poster is available as an 8.5x11” printable format for you to download, email, or print out yourself!
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"Duties of Care"


“Everything is related, and we human beings are united as brothers and sisters on a wonderful pilgrimage, woven together by the love God has for each of His creatures and which also unites us in fond affection with brother sun, sister moon, brother river, and mother earth” (LS, 92).

Do you believe in the value and dignity of every person and all of creation, but find yourself troubled by prevailing issues of: the decline of the quality of human life; pollution; climate change; and politics, the economy, and technology?

Do you believe in the urgent need for dialogue and cultural, global, and spiritual solidarity in responding to these social and physical threats to our homes, schools, communities, and future generations?

Duties of Care: Everything is Related student social justice symposium is an opportunity for emerging social, political, cultural, religious, and environmental leaders (grade 11, 12, college/university) to come together to learn, to inspire, and to be inspired about the truth that we are all responsible to care for our common home.

 Symposium Schedule

9:00 am Doors Open
9:30 am Welcoming Address from Dr. Peter Meehan, President, Corpus Christi College
9:35 am Keynote Presentation
10:20 am Break
10:35 am Workshops Presented by Students of Corpus Christi College & Local Organizations
12:10 pm Mass All are invited to pray for dialogue and unity in caring for our common home.
1:30 pm Workshops Presented by Students of Corpus Christi College & Local Organizations
2:00 pm Discussions
2:30 pm Closing Address and Departure



MARCH 2ND | 9:30AM-2:30PM

Corpus Christi College and St. Mark’s College are the vibrant centre of Catholic higher educational and intellectual life at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Experience life on-campus at this one-day event!
Corpus Christi College
5935 Iona Drive
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1J7


Admission to all programming, lunch and snacks are included in the registration fee. Registration is not available at the door.

 Early Bird Registration $10    Deadline: Friday, January 6, 2017
 Registration Deadline $15     Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2017

More Information
For questions or more information, please contact:
Alexandria Fung, Director of Campus Life & Ministry
Corpus Christi College
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (604) 822-6862 ext. 112

For information about parking on-campus, please contact Allison Baker: [email protected]