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A Statement from CSJ for Black Lives Matter, 6/2/20

Read our statement for Black Lives Matter and check out our website for actions and resources.

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Participation in Social Action and Protest

Be prepared. Have a plan to engage safely in peaceful protest and social action. Learn more here.

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Spring 2023 Opportunities with the Center for Social Justice!

#HoyasForOthers. Serve through advocacy, research, and community engagement through CSJ programs.


The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service (CSJ) opened its doors in January 2001. The Center has a mission that is simple to state but far-reaching in its implications: In order to advance justice and the common good, CSJ promotes and integrates community-based research, teaching and service by collaborating with diverse partners and communities.

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Fighting for Food Justice: Sociology Professor Yuki Kato Researches Intersectional Effects of Gentrification in DC

Urban sociologist and assistant professor Yuki Kato, Ph.D., is working to bring awareness to issues related to urban agriculture in Washington, DC. An advocate for environmental justice, Kato is leading cutting edge research through collaborative projects on Georgetown’s campus and beyond. “I work on issues related to how people connect to the places and spaces they occupy and how they build relationships between themselves, their community and the physical space that is their city,” Kato says. …

Teach-In Reflects on MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

Georgetown students, faculty and other community members gathered at the recent Teach the Speech virtual teach-in to reflect on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech. The teach-in took place Jan. 11 and featured keynotes from state Senator Jennifer McClellan (D-Va.) and Neonu Jewell (LAW ’04). Veronica Williams (COL ’23) also spoke at the event, the second student to do so.…

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