This issue of Pepperdine Magazine showcases the exemplary efforts of champions who provide a voice for some of society’s most vulnerable communities. GSEP professor Adel Najdowski and her students apply scientifically-proven training techniques to coach individuals diagnosed with autism; US Foreign Service officers Benjamin Kauffeld (’92) and Leah Pease (MPP ’01) travel nonstop to promote global outreach; and Caleb Scott ('17) plans to fulfill a three-year commitment to provide humanitarian aid distribution to families overseas.

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At the 2017 Loqui: A Celebration of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, the Dance in Flight troupe expresses the feelings of darkness, determination, and liberation associated with the American social justice movements throughout history.