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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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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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25th Anniversary Celebration

The Center for Social Concern is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. In reaching such a milestone, we invited all community partners, alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Center for Social Concern to join us in celebrating 25 years of accomplishments, partnerships, and engagement with our community during Alumni Weekend…
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HopServe50 End of Year Celebration

In its inaugural year, the HopServe50 program challenged students to complete 50 hours of service from September 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017. The response was overwhelming with over 500 students participating in HopServe50 and logging over 20,000 hours of service.

HopServe50 Students

The Center for Social Concern kicked off this year by inviting all JHU Homewood undergraduate and graduate students from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Whiting School of Engineering, Peabody Institute, School of Education, and

Engage and Strengthen Our Communities

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. -Mahatma Gandhi The Center for Social Concern emphasizes the value of serving with others, rather than the commonly accepted concept of service