Benjamin Hooks Institute for Social Change

Joined in May 2005

About Us


Teaching, Studying, and Promoting Civil Rights and Social Change.

The Hooks Institute's mission of teaching, studying, and promoting civil rights and social change is reflected in its programming, which includes funding faculty…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties


107 Scates Hall, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152