Workshops

  • How to Make a Living and Change the World

    How to Make a Living and Change the World

    CSJ Workshop with Dr. Zelizer on October 6

 

Upcoming Fall 2017 Workshops

Friday, September 22, 1:30pm-3:00pm in Healey Family Student Center Social Room. RSVP here. Qs to CSJ's Dr. Jennifer Rosales

CSJ Workshop during Global Social Justice Summer Research Symposium


Friday, October 6, 3:30pm-5:00pm in Center for Social Justice (130 Poulton Hall). 

CSJ Workshop during Options SeriesHow to Make a Living and Change the World with Dr. Craig Zelizer (Peace and Collaborative Development Network). RSVP here. Qs to CSJ's Whitney Maddox.

About the workshop: This highly interactive workshop will provide students with concrete tools and resources to advance a changemaking career. We will explore topics including how to develop critical skills to advance one’s career, explore the range of sectors, how to effectively market one’s skills, and emerging trends. This will be an fun and engaging workshop where students will learn by doing. All participants should also bring three copies of their resume. 

About the presenter: Craig Zelizer (@CraigZelizer) is the Founder and CEO of PCDN, the go-to hub for global social change.  From 2005 to 2016 he served as professor the Conflict Resolution program at Georgetown University before stepping down in June 2016 to work on PCDN full time. Craig has dedicated his life to being an entrepreneur and to creating a more peaceful world.  Before creating PCDN, Craig also helped to found two NG0s – the Alliance for Conflict Transformation and the TEAM foundation in Hungary. Craig serves on a number of boards and advisory boards including the Alliance for Peacebuilding, the Inzone Project, Tech Change, Move this World, Amani Institute, and several others. He spent two years in Hungary as Fulbright Scholar and was a Boren Fellow in Bosnia. 

Craig has led trainings, workshops and consultancies in over 20 countries organizations including USIP, USAID, CRS, Rotary International and others. Craig is a recognized leader in the social sector field. He has received several awards including George Mason’s School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution’s alumni of the year award and an alumni career achievement award from Central European University. He has published widely on peacebuilding, entrepreneurship, and innovation in higher education. His most recent edited book is Integrated Peacebuilding (2013, Westview Press) and most recent article is "The Role of Conflict Resolution Graduate Education in Training the Next Generation of Practitioners and Scholars" in Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology.

pasT Workshops 2016-2017

Friday, September 16, 1:45pm - 3:00pm, Healey Family Student Center Social Room. 

Equity, Empathy, and Empowerment: Building a Skillset for Effective Social Justice Research with Black Boys and Men with Dr. Jocelyn R. Smith Lee (Marist College)

This workshop was part of a the CSJ's annual Global Social Justice Research Symposium. 


Friday, October 7, 3:00pm-4:30pm in Center for Social Justice (130 Poulton Hall). 

CSJ Workshop during Options SeriesHow to Make a Living and Change the World with Dr. Craig Zelizer (Peace and Collaborative Development Network)

This workshop was part of CSJ's Options Series.


Thursday, November 10, 6:15pm-8:00pm, Reiss 112. 

CSJ Workshop: Working with Trauma-Affected Youth with Dr. Vivian Jackson, LICSW. 

This workshop was part of CSJ's Education Week. 


Wednesday, January 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, Center for Social Justice (130 Poulton Hall). 

Information Session on the Fulbright Fellowship Program for CSJ Students with Dr. Laura Perille, Assistant Director of Georgetown University's Office of Fellowships, Awards, and Resources (GOFAR).


Tuesday, January 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Room 119 ICC. Co-hosted by Program on Justice and Peace.

Careers in Peace: Considering Pathways for Undergraduates with Dr. David Smith.


Monday, February 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Healey Family Student Center Social Room. 

Transformative Allyship Workshop for Students with University of San Francisco's Office of Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:15pm - 8:00pm, 201B White Gravenor. 

Beyond Wards: Exploring the Changing Landscape of the District of Columbia with Dr. Deborah Perry and Caroline Egan.


Tuesday, April 18, 2017 6:15pm - 8:00pm, St. Mary's 124.

Keeping Children Safe: Volunteering, Interning, and Researching with Overseas Children’s Organizations with Amy Spelz Travis.

AY 2015-2016 Workshops

Friday, September 18, 1:45pm – 3:00pm in Healey Family Student Center Social Room

Contemporary Methods of Social Justice Research: Critically Reading Text, Discourse and ‘Big Data’, a Social Justice Research Methods Workshop with Dr. Michael Loadenthal


Friday, October 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm in ICC 115

Working with English Language Learners with Lara Bryfonski, PhD candidate in Applied Linguistics


Wednesday, October 28, 6:15pm - 7:30pm in Reiss 103

DC's Changing Demographics with Professor Brian McCabe


Monday, November 9, 6:15pm - 7:30pm in WGR 405

Restorative Justice as Behavior Intervention, with Dr. Charles Curtis, Behavior Intervention Coordinator at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School


Wednesday, November 11, 6:15pm - 7:30pm in Reiss 103

Family Engagement, with educators from the Washington School for Girls - Jill Gelman (Reading Specialist), Deanna McCall (Family Engagement Coordinator), and Megan Fitch (Counselor)


Thursday, November 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm in CSJ (240 Poulton Hall, Linguistics Conference Room)

Resume/cv and cover letter for education/teaching positions with Dr. Susan Cheng, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the Georgetown School of Medicine 


Wednesday, February 3, 6:15pm - 7:30pm in White Gravenor 206 

Lesson Planning Refresher with CSJ's Cary Finnegan, Esther Kim, and Katie Parham


Thursday, February 18, 6:15pm - 7:30pm in Healy 103

Storytelling for Social Change with colleagues from the Center for Social Impact Communication, John Trybus and Bridget Pooley


Tuesday, February 23, 6:15pm - 7:30pm in White Gravenor 311 

Sustaining Social Justice Activism with presenter Jiva Manske, Amnesty International


Thursday, March 31, 5:00pm - 6:30pm in White Gravenor 201B

The Ongoing Civil Rights Movement: A Look Into One Segment Of Immigrant Rights Movement - the Undocumented Student Movement with Laura Bohorquez, Dream Educational Empowerment Program (DEEP) Coordinator at United We Dream


Tuesday, April 5, 6:15pm-7:30pm, Reiss 262

Behavior Management Strategies for K-12 students, with Erin Hollerbach and Andrea Ortega, school social workers at Tubman Elementary 


Friday, April 8, 3:15pm-4:30pm, WGR 208

Popular Education: What is it? Why is it used? How does it work? with Samantha Miller, DC Action Lab