Center for Social Concern
Center for Social Concern
- If you are a student at Hopkins, the CSC’s programs provide a perfect opportunity for you to learn about Baltimore and meet some new friends who have your same interests.
- If you are already active at the CSC, help us spread the word and get students involved and working with you! Tell them about your experiences and which programs have impacted you the most.
- If you are a faculty member, consider teaching a Community-Based Learning course or joining the next Engaged Scholar Faculty and Community Fellows Program cohort.
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News & Announcements
Celebrating Black Stories: A Glimpse into Dr. Jasmine Blanks Jones’ Community-Based Learning Spring Course
By: Sierra Romero On February 28th, eight students in Dr. Jasmine Blanks Jones’ class, “Black Storytelling: Public Health Education in the Black World” went to the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum to hear from Janice the Griot Greene and Dr. Joanne Martin. While there, students received an in-depth account
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B’More 2023: Exploring Public Health Systems in Baltimore
By: Sierra Romero “Complicated complicated issues demand creative solutions,” noted a student. “There’s not always a simple, straightforward answer or solution.” Other students shared a few nods in agreement. At times, Hopkins students may feel the expectation to change the world weighing on their shoulders, without knowing where to start,
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Sister Cities, Sister States: Local Artists Travel to Liberia, West Africa and Perform an Original Play to Mark the Bicentennial
By: Sierra Romero The Center for Social Concern welcomed Jasmine Blanks Jones as the new Executive Director this past semester. Jasmine comes to the CSC with a multitude of exciting experiences, some that are occurring while she transitions into her new role at Hopkins. Over the course of twelve days
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2022 Week 7: Healthcare
Fatima Baloul | Shepherd’s Clinic As I have reached the home stretch of CIIP, I have reflected quite a bit on all that I have learned throughout the course of the past 2 months. Shepherd’s Clinic has illuminated the value and the impact of being in a work environment surrounded
2022 Week 7: Youth and Education
Hélène Girard | Village Learning Place My placement collaborated with the 29th Street Community Center for orientation. Our missions as organizations are very similar, but 29th Street is more recent as a nonprofit, so they were still in the process of figuring out their structure for the children’s summer program.
2022 Week 7: Non-profit Management
Genesis Aire | Public Justice Center Over the summer, I’ve noticed a lot of collaboration happening between the housing project of the Public Justice Center and Baltimore Renters United. The marketing graphics I’ve created for the inclusionary housing and licensing bill all received feedback from members of BRU. The PJC