Community Engagement


Enough Is (Never) Enough: Hard Truths & The People Who Live Them - September 16-November 18, 2023

CSUN Service-Based learning investigative journalism students are going to be presenting their findings after spending the beginning of the semester doing hands-on research on homelessness in Skid Row. They will be presenting on November 11, 2023, at the "Enough Is (Never) Enough: Hard Truths & The People Who Live Them", which is an exhibit of photography & text by CSUN Professor David Blumenkrantz, as well as four photographers who have real life experience with homelessness; Bobby Buck, Cleta Felix-West, Lelund Hollins and Ian Storm. The exhibit is running from September 16-November 18, 2023 at the Skid Row History Museum & Archive. Find more information below! Come out in support of CSUN Service-Based learning students!


CFA Panel Discussion: Increasing Access & Opportunity - October 25, 2023

The CFA-CSUN Disabilities Advocacy Caucus is hosting an event in recognition of October being National Disability Awareness Month on October 25th from 12PM - 1:30PM, which will be available both in person (in the Ferman Presentation Room of the University Library) as well as on Zoom. The event will be a Panel Discussion, titled; “Increasing Access and Opportunity” which will focus on the similarities and differences between the opportunities for employment, internship, and community engagement/service learning for those with disabilities compared to their peers. Panelists will share personal experiences, and explore issues related to the topic such as employment rights and accommodations in the workplace. There will also be a Keynote Speech by Andy Arias, who oversees the advancement of cultural and linguistic competence, diversity, equity, and inclusion for the Office of Person with Developmental Disabilities and the National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University, who will also participate in the Panel Discussion. Register by scanning the QR code in the flyer below or directly at the CFA website HERE!

Know Your Rights: Pro-Tips For Renters - November 16, 2023

The LA Tenants Union is hosting an event titled; "Know Your Rights: Pro-Tips For Renters" on November 16, 2023 from 12:30PM - 2:00PM in the USU Flintridge Room. The event will involve an engaging workshop on navigating the current housing market with barriers such as rental history, lower credit scores, and limited income as well as other barriers as well as an opportunity for a Q&A on more specific issues. After the workshop, you will learn how to identify properties under the Rent Stabilization Ordinance, avoid rental scams, and other things to look for as a first time renter, as well as landlord responsibilities and ways to report health and building code violations as a renter. Lunch will be served while supplies last & we encourage you to bring your reusable water bottle.

Register for the event & learn more HERE!!