Philadelphia is the city all SJU students call home for four years of our life. With any city there are beautiful and exciting elements, yet there is always underlying poverty and injustice. The core values of Saint Joseph’s University and the emphasis on social justice does not let students turn a blind eye to that poverty and injustice within their city.
Philadelphia has the highest rate of deep poverty – people with incomes below half of the poverty line – of any of the nation’s 10 most populous cities. -Philadelphia Inquirer
How can Saint Joseph’s University students do their part in fighting poverty in Philadelphia? Watch the video below: