Leadership Academy for Social Justice
In pursuit of equity, the Leadership Academy for Social Justice at Walt Whitman High School devotes itself to the core principles of identity, diversity, justice and action.
What is LASJ?
The Leadership Academy for Social Justice at Walt Whitman High school is a comprehensive, cross-curricular program that seeks to create a learning environment in which students become active and socially responsible leaders, committed to advancing social justice in their local community. The LASJ program is rooted in personal development and intercultural skills while building on students' communication and critical thinking skills.
For any questions about the program, please contact the LASJ Lead Teacher, Ms. Sheryl Freedman, Sheryl_A_Freedman@mcpsmd.org.
LASJ 2021-2022 Courses
- African American Studies
- LGBTQ+ Studies
- Introduction to Social Justice (LENS)
- Media in Society
- Women’s Studies