Prof. Victor Shaw has recently completed a research study of the practice and culture of philanthropy in contemporary China - where organized philanthropy as we know it in the U.S. is still a new development. Professor of Sociology in CSUN’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Shaw did site work twice in China for this research, supported by a grant from the HIRI Nonprofit Research Fellowships endowment at CSUN. For more information about this lecture, please Read more
Dr. Cedric Hackett, CSUN Professor and Director of CSUN's DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement, will speak to the Valley Providers Collaborative meeting about how - and how well - Valley nonprofits serve the many needs of young Black men and boys (and how they might do more in the future). His talk is based on a study he recently completed, funded by the HIRI Nonprofit Research Fellowships at CSUN. He'll be introduced by Dr. Thomas Backer, Executive Director of Valley Nonprofit Resources, which is the co-sponsor of this special VPC session. Read more
The Richard W. Smith Lecture Series presents:
Phil Zuckerman, Ph.D.
This lecture will present a view of atheism in America from two perspectives. The personal perspective of atheists will address what life is like living in the United States as an open atheist or agnostic. The societal perspective will discuss how the general public, and segments of the public, view atheists and agnostics as members of society. For more information and to register for this event, please Visit the event page.
Please join us for the 10th Annual Liberation-Based Healing Conference “Challenging Inequities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action”
The Liberation-Based Healing Conference presents strategies that promote relational healing and liberation from the oppressive patterns that structure society.
The conference is taking place on November 13-14 at California State University, Northridge! We have a dynamic and inspiring program featuring: Father Gregory Boyle (Homeboy Industries), Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dr. Rhea Almeida (Institute for Family Services), David Banner (The Banner Foundation, Heal The Hood), and representatives from over 20 social justice organizations. For more information and to see a list of speakers, please Read more
Department of Social Work
Admissions Informational Sessions
Informational sessions are a wonderful way to meet with members of our Department of Social Work Admissions Committee, get more information about our programs and the application process, as well as to ask us any questions you may have. Read more
Dr. Kerry Rockquemore, President and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity presents a Faculty Workshop on "Writing Procrastination & Resistance: How to Identify Your Writing Blocks and Move Through Them." For more infomation and to RSVP, please Read more
Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. Named one of "25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World," by Utne Reader, Wise has spoken in all 50 states, on over 800 college and high school campuses, and to community groups across the nation. Read more