2018 Alternative Breaks Intersession Recap

Our annual Intersession Alternative Breaks program is a great way for students to engage in service with the community right before the start of the spring semester. In January 2018, 33 students participated in one of three trips that focused on the following social justice issues: HIV and AIDS, Urban…
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2016 CIIP Cohort Blogs

Cohort Blogs Interns wrote weekly blogs summarizing their experiences.  

Student Groups of the Week

Every week, we feature a student group on the JHU Center for Social Concern Facebook page to highlight the great work our students are doing in the Baltimore community. Keep reading to learn about their commitment to community service along with our fabulous student group interns who make our programs a…
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HopServe50 Students 2017-2018

November is upon us, and HopServe50 is well under way! With 1041 registered to participate in the HopServe50 service challenge and 7677 hours logged so far, we’re excited to see how these students will impact the Baltimore community.

2017 CIIP End of Year Overview

The Johns Hopkins University Community Impact Internship Program has made a huge impact in the Baltimore community throughout the past seven years, touching the lives of tens of thousands of men, women and children in need. The experience can be life-altering for those who participate as interns, and impactful for…
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2017 Pre-Orientation Recap

The HopkinsCORPS 2017 pre-orientation group of 40 incoming freshmen chose to volunteer in various neighborhoods in Baltimore in the week before classes started. From Friday, August 13 to Friday, August 25th, the HopkinsCORPS participants had a week packed with volunteering, learning about specific issues in Baltimore, and opportunities to get to know…
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Hurricane Relief Resources

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria have devastated communities, including Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, and Puerto Rico, leaving paths of destruction in their wakes. The JHU Center for Social Concern has compiled a list of hurricane relief efforts as a resource for the Hopkins community. Additionally, the Corporation for National…
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2017 Week Two: Arts

CHRISTOPHER FRICK | STATION NORTH ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT – WEEK 2 The deadline for our mini golf installation is four weeks away, and there are still so many missing pieces. One of my biggest challenges this week was not with people—it was with geometry. I had the following list…
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2017 Week Two: Criminal Justice & Government Agencies

ANTHONY BOUTROS | FREESTATE JUSTICE – WEEK 2 Midnight irony! I entered the emergency room, my hand gripping the lower right quadrant of my abdomen. I looked around the crowded room filled with loud grunts and the subdued sobs of people accustomed to their pain. Suddenly, their groans and faces…
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2017 Week Two: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBAC YO! BALTIMORE – WEEK 2 When I found out that I would be working with an organization that supports people in acquiring their GEDs, I had no idea how many young children would be present at work everyday. I was shown otherwise upon starting, learning that many…
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