Critical Social Studies NEWS

Youth Leadership College at West Street

For much of the spring semester, Madeline Buckley '15 and Dana Williams '16 are co-leading Youth Leadership College (YLC) sessions for second graders involved in student government at West Street Elementary School. The initiative serves as their practicum for the Centennial Center for Leadership's (CCL) HWS Leads Certificate Program and utilizes a curriculum originally designed by Caroline Dosky ...
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HWS Alums Join AmeriCorps

More than 150 young men and women from all walks of life came together this summer in Philadelphia, Penn., to be sworn in as AmeriCorps VISTAS. What all of them share is a passion for social change and a commitment to serving full-time for a year at a non-profit organization, expanding programs designed to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Among the group were two 2010 HWS graduat...
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Bonner Leaders Attend VA Conference

Active members of the community, Michael Austerlitz '10 and Clifford Gardner '10, recently conducted a workshop on Race, Class and Gender at the Bonner Conference at the University of Richmond, Virginia. Bonner Leaders, such as Austerlitz and Gardner, are part of a movement of students dedicated to service. The workshop, according to Gardner, was "All about the ability to diversify minds" and i...
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Alumnus Simpson's Darfur guide named to Top Ten

A paper written by Matthew T. Simpson '04 and others, "Peace Agreement Drafting Guide: Darfur," was recently listed on the Social Science Research Network's Top Ten download list for Culture, Negotiation, and International Conflict. Simpson is a senior research associate and Iraq/Darfur Project Director at the Public International Law and Policy Group in Washington, D.C. He and his partner, Ta...
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