Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2018 is Monday, November 12 - Friday, November 16.
(* denotes pre-registration required)Please join HOPE, HOME and out campus and community partners for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. We invite you to learn about homelessness in our community and learn how you can engage in service for those experiencing homelessness. We hope to see you there! **All Week: Georgetown University Women of Color is hosting a Toiletry Drive to benefit N Street Village, a DC-based shelter that supports women of color and their children. N Street Village is currently looking for the following: African American hair care products, bar soap, travel-size body wash and shower gel, lotion, toothpaste, deodorant, hand sanitizer, and unopened makeup. Unless otherwise specified, both travel-size and full-size products are accepted. Please drop off donations to the plastic bins at the Center for Social Justice (130 Poulton Hall) and Center for Multicultural Equity and Access (CMEA) on the 5th floor of Leavey Center between 9am-5pm.**
Monday, November 12
4:30-5:30pm, Arrupe Multipurpose Room: Hypothermia Outreach Team (HOT) Training*
HOT walks routes in Georgetown on cold winter nights to help prevent hypothermia in the most vulnerable members of our community. Learn best practices for outreach and sign up for our team at this training. No previous experience or specialized skills are required. You must attend a training before your first walk. Go to csj.georgetown.edu/homeprogram to sign up.
Tuesday, November 13
3:30-5pm, Arrupe Multipurpose Room: Coffee Q&A with Gunther Stern
Join Georgetown Ministry Center’s first Director for coffee and snacks. Gunther directed the center for almost thirty years, and still regularly participates in GMC’s work. This is a great opportunity to learn about the joys and challenges of working to accompany those experiencing homelessness.
Wednesday, November 14
4:00-5:30pm Public Lecture by Kathryn Sophia Belle, Ph.D.
Professor Kathryn Sophia Belle will host the lecture 70 Years Later: A 1949 Debate Between Claudia Jones ("An End to the Neglect of the Problems of Negro Women!") and Simone de Beauvoir (The Second Sex). This is the second event in the series, and will explore issues of race and feminism in Arrupe Multipurpose Room. For more information about and to RSVP for Wednesday's events, visit our Consciousness at the Margins series webpage.
Thursday, November 15
2-4pm: CSJ ABCs at the Center for Social Justice in 130 Poulton Hall
Learn about CSJ and how to get engaged in issues of homelessness at our monthly CSJ ABCs, featuring Apple Pie, Button-Making, and Community.
Friday, November 16
3:45-6pm, Arrupe Multipurpose Room: Faces of Homelessness Panel and Reflection Dinner
The Faces of Homelessness panel allows us to learn about homelessness from those who have experienced it. In this powerful discussion, we invite you to hear about the challenges of homelessness and have a Q&A with the real experts on this issue. Dinner immediately follows panel.
Questions about CSJ's Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week events can be directed to Homelessness@georgetown.edu. To request accommodations related to a disability for any event below, we kindly ask that you fill out this form or contact Center for Social Justice Operations Officer, Caitlin.Miller@georgetown.edu. A good faith effort will be made to meet requests made with 5 business days notice.