Category Archives: Events & Opportunities

AMJ’s Job Search Cover Letter #ReignyDayJobs #socialwork #jobchat

Greetings, Prospective Employer! My name is Amanda Michelle Jones and I am currently seeking a full-time clinical social work position in Los Angeles, CA as I pursue licensure as a clinical social worker (LCSW). I am a registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (#70072) who focuses on addressing both individual and environmental/systemic factors that create the contexts in which consumers live….

FREE @SAMHSAgov webinar on #mentalhealth, culture, & spirituality

My mentor is one of the presenters! ————————- Rev. Laura L. Mancuso, MS, CRC Interfaith Chaplain www.spiritofhealing.info

DEADLINE 7/24: Internship Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

I recently received this email from the folks over at Africa Outlook: To whom it may concern: I am writing to inquire about sharing information with your students regarding an internship opportunity for Fall 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya. We are a non-profit organization based in Washington DC whose mission is to facilitate sustainable development in East…

What Happens When Summer’s Not So Hot?

So Samantha Gross of Salon.com recently wrote a story about the budget crisis leading to major cuts in summer programming for youth in NYC. The DC Alliance of Youth Advocates also discussed how Washington, DC is suffering the same fate. The basic issue: communities have no money to provide parents with activities for their children during the…

Housing For All RALLY TODAY, May 3rd at 6 pm! #homelessness #dcfy12

This was sent out over the Progress DC listserv today: Come to the Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW) THIS EVENING (Tuesday, May 3rd) from 6 to 7 PM for the Housing For All Rally! The proposed DC budget for 2012 includes major cuts to crucial affordable housing programs: the Local Rent Supplement Program, Housing First, and…

Foster Care & Adoption Expo sponsored by @TheFCACDST

So yeah, I’m a BIG fan of adoption (plan to adopt/foster myself).  Glad to see the Deltas getting involved with educating Black folks about this! The Federal City Alumnae and Washington DC Alumnae Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Announces Giving Birth to Families: A Foster Care and Adoption Expo The Federal City Alumnae(FCAC…

Wish List

So I have a lot going on in 2011.  A. Lot. graduating from my master’s program turning 30 publishing the strategic plan to end & prevent youth homelessness in DC moving to a new city starting a PhD program All of these things are amazing and awesome and just super great.  I’m very excited about…

ACT QUICKLY! – Women’s OpEd Writing Workshop 11/13

Sorry for the additional post today, but this is a time sensitive matter! The session this Saturday (tomorrow) is not full – there are 11 participants registered and we really try to get to 15 minimum, both because we’re a numbers-driven social solution (and the numbers compound over time, so this really matters in each seminar)…

Covenant House Washington Candlelight Vigil for Homeless Youth

November is National Runaway & Homeless Youth Month.  Covenant Houses across the country will be holding vigils to raise awareness.  Here are the details on DC’s vigil; hope to see you there!

¡JOBS GALORE!

With so much talk about how people can’t find jobs, I must admit I’m having a hard time grasping why.  There is, of course, the obvious recession/depression, but even so, @StefRenee ALWAYS manages to send out copious numbers of job notices from @Idealist (and other resources) on an almost daily basis (sometimes 3 & 4 lists/day!).  These…