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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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Fall 2020 Virtual Opportunities for Social Justice Work

CSJ has several opportunities for VIRTUAL social justice work and community engagement in Fall 2020. Sign-up forms and more information are at


Keeping community building even in virtual environments

Faculty, check out resources for virtual community-based and experiential learning. We are here for you!

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Support and serve DC during the COVID-19 crisis

#HoyasForOthers love DC. Find ways to serve our city from our most beloved community partners.


Social Justice and Social Distance

Find opportunities for meaning-making and contribution through Virtual Volunteering.

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Hoyas, CSJ is here with you and for you – reach out!

Let’s be #TogetherApart and in distant solidarity. This Google Slide Deck details how to reach out to us.

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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“You Just Have To Continue To Go Back”: Georgetown Ballers Comes Of Age

In his senior year of high school, Patrick DiPasquale (MSB ’20) visited his cousin at John Carroll University. While there, he joined his cousin for a visit to a local youth jail, where the older boy regularly played basketball as part of a school club. Patrick loved the experience: Everyone was his age, and it was easy to relate to them. When he got home, he started a similar club at his high school.

2nd Annual HoyaTHON Nearly Doubles Donation Amount

HoyaTHON nearly doubled its fundraising total at its second annual dance marathon Nov. 9, raising money for Washington, D.C.’s local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. HoyaTHON, Georgetown University’s chapter of the Miracle Network Dance Marathon, raised more than $73,584 overall, nearly double the $41,024 raised last year. The funds will all go to Children’s National, a hospital in Washington, D.C. Children’s National is one of 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals that provide health care to pediatric patients across the United States and Canada. The network supports fundraising and awareness campaigns, including dance marathons, for the hospitals.

EDITORIAL: Bolster Off-Campus Learning

Conveniently situated in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University provides students the privilege of accessing the endless resources the city has to offer, from internship opportunities to free Smithsonian Institution museums. Yet students often only access the District’s resources in their free time.

VIEWPOINT: Commit to Allyship

As we approach the end of Black History Month, I ask my fellow white colleagues as well as white students to consider how they are participating in the work of racial justice.

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