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Social Justice

Two of the enduring elements of Earlham’s history are campus-led actions for justice and practical strategies for positive change.


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A National Leader

Earlham College offers many opportunities for learning and advocacy to students who are interested in social justice issues. Our mission is to prepare students to improve the world, and that begins with a critical examination of systemic problems and leads to solutions to the world’s most vexing problems. We encourage students to approach their study with curiosity and courage, to become a force for good in the world.

Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admission


Earlham admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletics and other school-administered programs.