Center for Social Concern
Center for Social Concern
Situated within JHU Student Affairs, the Center for Social Concern (CSC) focuses on student development through community engagement. The CSC collaborates with Baltimore City organizations, Hopkins Faculty, and other Campus Partners to curate community-based programming that helps equip our students to be engaged and responsible members of their community.
Involvement with the Center for Social Concern
The CSC has a variety of opportunities to engage with our office and Baltimore City. We offer programs and internships that span from a summer to yearlong. Browse through some of these here.
If these opportunities do not work with your schedule, consider looking through Hopkins Engage for more community engagement opportunities.
Hopkins Engage, powered by GivePulse, is the university’s community engagement platform. Here, JHU students, staff, and faculty to connect directly with Baltimore community partners and other community-engaged campus departments. Volunteer opportunities and other community engagement opportunities are posted and continuously updated here.
The platform provides easy search function for you to connect directly with organizations and projects you care about! Any Hopkins affiliate can log in through single sign-on with your JHED ID. Start connecting by becoming a member of JHU and the Center for Social Concern.
Have questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
News & Announcements
2024 Spring Community-Based Learning Courses Have Begun
by: Sierra Romero On January 30th, 25 students spent the morning learning about what their spring would be like to take a Community-based learning (CBL) course. Community-based learning is a pedagogical model that engages students, faculty, and Baltimore City Co-Educators in creating courses that support academic learning and community engagement
Commemorating History in the Present: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Luncheon
by: Sierra Romero “We failed to institutionalize our history,” said Dr. Joanne Martin, co-founder of the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum. After a pause, Martin continued sharing her observation of Black history and culture being lost every generation, the systemic element contributing to this erasure, and what she and
Fall 2023: Tutorial Project’s Closing Ceremony
By: Sierra Romero On December 6th and 7th, students, family, and staff gathered in Levering Hall to celebrate the end of another successful semester of Tutorial Project. The Johns Hopkins Tutorial Project is an after-school tutoring program that provides academic support for elementary school students (grades 1-5). Elementary school tutees
2023-24 Faculty Fellows: Get to Know Them and Their Courses
by: Sierra Romero In partnership with Hopkins faculty, the Center for Social Concern will be offering 10 community-based courses (CBL) this upcoming spring semester. Community-Based Learning is a pedagogical model that engages students, faculty, and Baltimore City Co-Educators (Community Partners, e.g. nonprofit and government agencies) in coursework and community engagement that
Stacey Tang: A Day in Baltimore
by: Stacey Tang An opportunity for CSC-affiliated Hopkins students to share the places they frequent in Baltimore. The Chinese Lady Before Thanksgiving break, I had the pleasure of going to the Everyman Theatre for a showing of The Chinese Lady, a two-hander based on the story of Afong Moy, the
Diksha Iyer: A Day in Baltimore
By: Diksha Iyer An opportunity for CSC-affiliated Hopkins students to share the places they frequent in Baltimore. Sound Garden I’m a HUGE fan of locally-owned record stores because they often host intimate discussions with great artists and other music aficionados. After a look on the Visit Baltimore page for record