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CSJ Awards Two Students Erica Pincus Scholarships

CSJ Awards Two Students Erica Pincus Scholarships

By Evie Steele March 24, 2023

The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service (CSJ) awarded Sarah Tyree (CAS ’24) and Miray Samuel (CAS ’25) on March 15 the Legacy of Erica Pincus scholarship, centered on community...

CSJ Welcomes New Faculty and Research Director

CSJ Welcomes New Faculty and Research Director

By Mia Streitberger March 4, 2023

The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service (CSJ) announced the appointment of Arjun Shankar as its new faculty and research director Feb. 22. Shankar, a culture and politics (CULP)...

Georgetown Students Honored As Education and Social Justice Fellows

Georgetown Students Honored As Education and Social Justice Fellows

By Evie Steele February 25, 2023

Georgetown University’s Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service (CSJ) and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs named four Georgetown students this year as their...

CSJ Assistant Director Leaves Georgetown and Begins New Position at NPR

CSJ Assistant Director Leaves Georgetown and Begins New Position at NPR

By Breandan Gibbons February 4, 2021

When Whitney Maddox (GRD ’11, ’19) was not leading seminars about race and prejudice with new graduate students, hosting events for the Georgetown University Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching...

CSJ Hosts Celebration Events for 5th Social Justice Week

CSJ Hosts Celebration Events for 5th Social Justice Week

By Samantha Sinutko February 21, 2020

Georgetown University kicked off its fifth annual week of social justice programming on Tuesday with a schedule of 15 events. Social Justice Week is hosted by the Center for Social Justice Research,...

JAIME MOORE-CARRILLO FOR THE HOYA | The #HomeIsHere Walkout on Nov. 8 started on Healy Lawn, where attendees were given shirts and beanies, before proceeding to Dupont Circle and the Supreme Court.

Students Activists Hold Walkout Over DACA Case

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo November 15, 2019

Over 100 Georgetown University students advocated for immigrants without documentation in a walkout Nov. 8 before a Supreme Court hearing on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Tuesday. The...

 Arelis Palacios will step down in her role as Associate Director for Undocumented Student Services, a position which helps students without documentation achieve their goals, after serving in the role since Nov. 2016.

Palacios to Depart Role Advising Students Without Documentation

By Sarah Donofrio October 18, 2019

Associate Director for Undocumented Student Services Arelis Palacios will leave her position Jan. 31 to pursue a doctoral degree at the University of Texas at Austin.  Palacios has worked with...

GEORGETOWN PERIOD EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM | The Period Empowerment Projects third annual reusable menstrual product giveaway will include 15 reusable cloth menstrual pads and 16 menstrual cups.

Period Empowerment Project Hosts 3rd Reusable Menstrual Product Giveaway

By Maddie Berry October 18, 2019

The Period Empowerment Project will hold its third reusable menstrual product giveaway event next week featuring the handout of new reusable menstrual products and culminating with a dialogue-focused...

KIKI SCHMALFUSS/THE HOYA | D.C. Public Schools recently enacted new policies with the Center for Social Justice tutoring organizations that now require tutors to get  background tested, fingerprinted and TB tested.

CSJ Tutors Face New DCPS Clearance Requirements

By Harrison McBride September 20, 2019

Tutoring organizations under the Center for Social Justice now require volunteers to undergo FBI background tests, tuberculosis testing and fingerprinting to comply with preexisting District of Columbia...

KIKI SCHMALFUS/THE HOYA | The shuttered UPS in Poulton Hall will be fully incorporated into the Center for Social Justices office and meeting space.

CSJ Renovations to Grow Office and Meeting Space

By Katrina Schmidt September 13, 2019

Extensive renovations to the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service’s home in Poulton Hall will be completed in October, providing expanded space for CSJ programs and staff.  Once...

FILE PHOTO: ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA |  Requested budget allocations for student activities were cut by $229,040.80 in the Feb. 26 draft.

GUSA Releases Draft Budget; Club Sports and CSJ Face Largest Cuts

By Afua Nyantakyi March 5, 2019

The Georgetown University Student Association finance and appropriations committee released its draft budget allocating $1,092,000 in student activities funds Feb. 26. While the overall budget for the...

SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: An Ode to the Underappreciated at Georgetown

SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: An Ode to the Underappreciated at Georgetown

By Hashwinder Singh and Khendrick Beausoleil August 13, 2017

While writing this, our final column of the summer, we recognized that in describing our experiences as students of color, we have been forced to reflect upon the highs and lows of our freshman year at...

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