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Community engagement activities from HSA, LOI, and more

Charleston Area Justice Ministry Event

Are you interested in social justice or urban studies/urban planning? The Charleston Area Justice Ministry is providing an opportunity to hear more about housing issues within the greater Charleston community.

On Monday, April 30th at 7:00 at Mt. Moriah Baptist, CAJM will host their annual Nehemiah Action. There will be over 2,300 people, and a heavy media presence at this event. Here, CAJM meets with public officials to implement policies around just housing in the lowcountry. They are specifically focused on securing housing options for those in our community earning 50% or less of the area median income (those that are earning $34,400 and below).

All are welcome to attend!

For more information, and/or questions regarding transportation to and from the event, contact Honors student Madeline Leibin at leibinmm@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on April 16, 2018 in Community Engagement

Hands of Hope Internship

What: Hands of Hope is Casa de Esperanza’s internship program which recruits young adults who have a desire to help abused, neglected and HIV positive children through work with the agency. Hands of Hope Interns commit one year to live and work with these vulnerable children in the Residential Program’s agency foster homes. Responsibilities include daily care of the children, household management, and the coordination of medical appointments and therapy sessions. The Hands of Hope Interns also work with caseworkers, psychological staff and community volunteers on a routine basis to ensure that the children in placement receive the highest quality of care.

Who: Recent college graduates, applicants must be 21+ years old

To Apply: The program’s application can be found here. Casa de Esperanza accepts applications year-round.

Additional information can be found on the program’s website. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Diehl at stephanie@casahope.org.

Posted on April 9, 2018 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

The Lonon Foundation Seeks Marketing Intern for 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Lonon Foundation is a 501 (C)(3) non profit. Our mission is to help children affected by a parent or caregiver’s cancer diagnosis find comfort, heal and grow from their shared experiences.

We hope to have the spot filled by the end of April so we can get to know the person and get them familiar with the scope of the job. It would be about 8-10 hrs/week during the 2018-2019 Academic Year.

A few things that we are looking for in the candidate:
– Passionate
– Works and collaborates well with others
– Great communication skills: email, text, etc.
– “Go-With-The-Flow” / flexible to change
– Creative minded
– Able to maintain a strong social media presence

Interested? Contact Anna Lonon at lononab@cofc.edu with questions and/or to apply.

 

Posted on April 4, 2018 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

Attend former Charleston mayor Joe Riley’s course on International African American Museum

This spring Citadel professor and former Charleston mayor Joeseph P. Riley, Jr. is teaching a new course that is open to the public. The course is titled “Why and How: The Making of the International African American Museum”. The class takes place on Tuesdays from 3:30-5pm in various locations and features different guest speakers.

The course aims to be as much a study of history learned through the culmination of decades of work by church historians, genealogists, and storytellers as it is a business case study of what goes into taking on a major public project of this kind.

See full course schedule here.

Posted on February 12, 2018 in Announcements & Events, Community Engagement

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