Over Summer

The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service (CSJ) announces three virtual, part-time opportunities for social justice work and deep community engagement in Summer 2020. These virtual programs are in response to requests from community partners and DC families in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The sign-up forms or applications for these opportunities are available at csj.georgetown.edu/summer. Each sign-up form and application includes more detailed information about the program. Sign up forms are accepted on a rolling basis with a priority deadline of Sunday, May 3. Each program has contact information for questions. For general inquiries, email csjsummer@georgetown.edu.

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  • Wednesday, April 29 at 4:30pm EST
  • Thursday, April 30 at 9:00pm EST

Summer Online Mentorship and Education (SOME) 

SOME is a ten week online tutoring and mentoring program with Washington, DC students in DC Public Schools, immigrant communities, community centers, and other DC community-based partners. The program’s partnerships are focused on schools and families East of the Anacostia River and in immigrant communities. In response to the need for additional engagement and support while DC students engage in distance, virtual, or online learning, the SOME program will match GU students with two to four DC youth in homework help, tutoring, mentoring, and other online educational support. Find additional information about the program and sign up online at https://forms.gle/SeLHmNsvkyEPhC737. Sign up forms are accepted on a rolling basis with a priority deadline of Sunday, May 3. Volunteer and Federal Work-Study (FWS) positions are available. Contact CSJ Deputy Director, Ray Shiu, at ray.shiu@georgetown.edu with questions.

Summer Advocacy Internship

The Summer Advocacy Internship program seeks volunteer and FWS-eligible interns for eight to ten weeks of online, digital organizing with CSJ’s advocacy initiatives in support of DC families, vulnerable populations, and and Washington, DC community-based partners. The internships will include skill-building and opportunities to learn more about policy advocacy and local community organizing. Interns will support a range of advocacy issues, including, but not limited to: race and public education, homelessness and housing, and immigration. Find additional information about the program and sign up online at https://forms.gle/hT8jJy572Y1Grf3z5. Volunteer and Federal Work-Study (FWS) positions are available. Contact CSJ HOME Program Coordinator, Brianna Ledsome at bhl29@georgetown.edu with questions.

After School Kids (ASK) Program

Serve as a mentor and tutor with the After School Kids (ASK) Program which works with striving teens in the DC metropolitan area who are taking positive steps in their lives to bring about change in their communities. Find additional information about the program and sign up online at https://forms.gle/sgaXEagBAQXgMrR96. Volunteer and Federal Work-Study (FWS) positions are available. Contact CSJ Assistant Director for Youth Justice Programs, Suzie Dhere, at askprogram@georgetown.edu with questions.