Center for Social Justice is home to several staff-run programs and over 35 student organizations, which are committed to advancing social justice in diverse fields, including education, juvenile justice, human trafficking, hunger, and homelessness. CSJ also integrates academic course work with social justice action by offering UNXD 130 Social Action and coordinating the Community-based Learning (CBL) program.
Advisory Board for Student Organizations (ABSO)
Join the CSJ's student advisory board and serve with a team of 10-14 fellow Hoyas who support social justice organizations on programming advice, budget allocation up to $180,000 and advancing social justice on the Hilltop and beyond.
After School Kids Program (ASK)
Tutor teens impacted by the cradle-to-prison pipeline, get to know historic DC neighborhoods, engage in hands-on experience running a non-profit organization, and reflect on critical issues of racial justice and mass incarceration.
Alternative Breaks Program (ABP)
Participate in an immersion trip to a local, national, or international community. Develop your social justice leadership skills by planning and leading a trip as an ABP trip leader or board member.
Attend events during our annual Global Social Justice Summer Research Symposium, Education Week, Hunger & Homelessness Week, Social Justice Week, Fall Fest, Spring Fling, Junior Science & Humanities Regional Symposium, CSJ Celebration, and Social Justice Send-Off.
Tutor, mentor, and advocate for DC's elementary school children who are a grade level or more behind in literacy skills by providing one-to-one teaching and support that fosters a love for learning and improves students' overall academic performance.
DC Schools Project
Engage in weekly lesson-planning and tutor twice a week with members of DC's immigrant community to improve English language and literacy skills - 1:1, with a small group, or class-room style with individuals of all ages, ranging from elementary-age students to adults.
First Year Orientation to Community Involvement (FOCI)
Georgetown's oldest and largest pre-orientation program for incoming first-year students in which students serve in the DC community while developing their capacity for leadership, exploring issues of social injustice, and practicing reflection.
HOME Program: Homelessness Outreach | Meals | Education
Further DC's goal to end chronic homelessness by accompanying people experiencing homelessness at CSJ's partner organizations in day-to-day operations.
Commit 10-12 hours/week during two afternoons and one morning serving in a preschool classroom to help children to build their language, literacy, and socio-emotional skills through activities like reading, dramatic play, puzzles, and art.
Social Justice Curriculum and Pedagogy Programs
Apply your coursework through an immersive and experiential community-based learning (CBL) course. Engage in community partnerships and integrate field work with academic learning through reflection.
STEM Afterschool Program
Co-facilitate project-based science, technology, engineering, and math explorations for elementary school children to increase students’ engagement with STEM, expand their awareness of STEM careers, and improve their academic performance in science and math courses.
The Center for Social Justice grants access to benefits to over 30 Georgetown student organizations that work in the Washington, DC, national, and global communities.
Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning
Serve as a co-educator with fellow Hoyas in a DCPS summer school site in order to reduce summer learning loss and provide academic enrichment opportunities for underserved youth.
CSJ Evening Programs Drivers Team
Drive CSJ vans for DC Schools Project and ASK evening programs and make possible our important program with DC's immigrant and youth populations. Training included!
Center Operations Interns
Work at the CSJ! You will be the first point of contact in a busy non-profit setting and support staff members and students in daily operations.