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.

Featured Stories

  • Critical Immersion in Peru Highlights Importance of Justice, Awareness, and Georgetown’s Jesuit Values
    September 4, 2019
    This past summer, Dr. Shenita Ray, SCS Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, traveled to Peru with a group of fellow Georgetown faculty and staff as part of a Magis Immersion. The purpose of the 10-day trip was to connect more deeply with the university’s Catholic and Jesuit mission by being in solidarity with marginalized persons and communities throughout the country.
  • GU Students, Professor Attend Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network Conference
    July 18, 2019
    Four students and a faculty member from the School of Nursing & Health Studies attended the recent Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network’s (JUAHN) Student Leadership Conference, which was hosted by the University of Scranton.
  • Georgetown Salutes Students Who Stand for Justice
    May 22, 2019
    As part of their multi-day commencement activities, Georgetown University hosted its annual “Social Justice Send-Off” ceremony on Friday, May 21. The ceremony gave special recognition to nearly 100 Georgetown seniors who had been actively involved in social justice work (including service, research and academics) during their years at Georgetown.
  • Luce Scholar Hoped To Create Equitable Education, Understanding Challenges in Asia
    April 9, 2019
    Adam Barton (C’16), who is one of only 18 selected Luce Scholars this year, hopes to transform education as we know it. The nationally competitive program sponsored by the Henry Luce Foundation is designed to enhance the understanding of Asia among future American leaders and provides stipends, language training and individualized professional placements in Asia.