This course examines a variety of human and social conditions that disrupt healthy, joyful, meaningful and satisfying lives. This course will focus on the intersection of suffering, oppression and poverty and the role of nonprofit interventions. Each student is required to complete 15 hours of community service in LSP 101. This course may be taken as LSP 101 or SVL 101 to meet the requirements of the Nonprofit Leadership major or of the William Jewell College Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program. Cross-listed as SVL 101.