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VIEWPOINT: Inspired to Go Beyond Our Front Gates

September 20, 2016 at 3:20 am 0 comments

In 2013, I stepped into the home of the Flores family in the Brightwood neighborhood of northern Washington, D.C., for the first time. As a freshman, I was new to the city and had some tutoring experience under my belt from high school, as well as a work-study award inRead More

The Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for the fiscal year 2017 was passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday.

2017 Activities Budget Passes

April 8, 2016 at 12:28 am 4 comments

  The Center for Social Justice and the Georgetown Program Board saw their funding cut by $12,000 each in the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for fiscal year 2017. Passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday, the budget also included increases for the clubRead More

Common Core Yet to Raise DCPS Results

November 3, 2015 at 12:05 am 0 comments

Twenty-five percent of D.C. Public Schools 10th-graders who took the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers in English and 10 percent of students who took the test in geometry demonstrated proficiency in each subject, indicating low levels of college and career readiness and revealing potential flaws withinRead More

The second annual 5K Race Against Homelessness, which took place Saturday, returned with more than 300 participants this year.

Social Justice Race Returns

October 20, 2015 at 12:08 am 0 comments

More than 300 members of the Georgetown community participated in the second annual 5K Race Against Homelessness, a charity event hosted by the Georgetown Ministry Center and the Center for Social Justice, on Saturday. Proceeds from the race go toward the GMC’s street outreach programs to combat chronic homelessness inRead More

Students, CSJ Mobilize for Nepal Earthquake Relief

May 2, 2015 at 10:44 pm 0 comments

Students and administrators organized fundraising initiatives this week to gather donations for relief efforts in Nepal in response to a deadly earthquake that struck the country last Saturday. These initiatives include “Georgetown Stands with Nepal,” a student-run fundraising campaign, and a fund set up by the Center for Social JusticeRead More

Task Force Tackles Hypothermia

April 10, 2015 at 1:56 am 0 comments

“DHS reports the Hypothermia Alert will remain on.” The message from the District of Columbia AlertDC system is casual, and for most students, it simply signifies another cold winter night. For the Georgetown students and staff on the Hypothermia Outreach Team, however, the alert is a call to action. AsRead More

Center for Social Justice Associate Director Ray Shiu spoke at the 30th anniversary dinner for the pre-orientation program FOCI.

FOCI Program Marks 30 Years

March 31, 2015 at 1:56 am 0 comments

Thirty years ago, 14 students and seven leaders embarked on the inaugural First Year Orientation to Community Involvement program at Georgetown University. Put together by the Center for Social Justice in 1986, the program has since more than tripled to its current size of 54 participants and 16 leaders perRead More

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Greek Life’s Place Among Service Groups

October 28, 2014 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Hundreds of students will gather on campus this Friday to raise awareness about domestic violence and support local survivors of abuse. When they do, they’ll be expressing an important part of what it means to be members of the Georgetown community — to be women and men for others. MostRead More

Professor Brian McCabe explained the effects of gentrification on D.C.’s demographics and neighborhoods in an event Tuesday.

Workshop Tackles DC Demographics

October 10, 2014 at 1:51 am 0 comments

The Georgetown Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service held a workshop on demographics in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. The workshop, entitled “Demographics in D.C.” took place in White-Gravenor Hall. Approximately 100 students from various Georgetown organizations attended, including members of D.C. Schools Project, D.C. Reads, the Georgetown UniversityRead More

A Day to Give Back

A Day to Give Back

August 29, 2014 at 12:05 am 0 comments

Orientation and the beginning of a new school year mean that both new and returning students have the opportunity to decide how they want to devote their free time this year. Almost every year since 1997, the Center for Social Justice has been using this kickoff period to introduce studentsRead More