13 Mar

LA Equity Organizations @ the Career Connector

Los Angeles is home to hundreds of organizations working for equity and opportunity. Cal State LA is home to thousands of local students committed to building equity and opportunity in their communities. The Cal State LA Social Impact Career Connector builds bridges between the two.

This is a public event – if you plan to be there, click the link above to RSVP – and click the links below to explore some of the amazing organizations aiming to attend:

After School All StarsCARECEN LA – Central American Resource Center

Casa de la Familia

CollegeSpring

Community Coalition

Conaxion

Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

Home Field Advantage

Journey House

LA’s BESTLA Conservation Corps

National Hispanic Media Coalition

SoCal CAN

Southern California Resource Services for Independent Living (SCRS)

State Of California Department of Rehabilitation

The Independent School Alliance

Young & Healthy Pasadena

08 Feb

Announcing the 2019 Social Innovation Prize

The Civic and Social Innovation Group (CaSIG) at Cal State LA is excited to announce the first Social Innovation Prize with final competition April 10, 2019.

This is a campus-wide event being held Innovation Week that celebrates the innovative minds and compassion of students wanting to make the world a better place and provides a chance to win prize money, mentors, and connections to help turn ideas into real change. 

FIRST PLACE: $2,000
SECOND PLACE: $1,000
THIRD PLACE: $500

See the Social Innovation Prize main site for more details.

17 Jan

Solution Bank: Race/Class/Gender

A few models for engagement with inequalities of race, class, and gender – useful for courses but also as a start for grappling with the question of how to make lasting change:

Want to add, edit, or critique? Always welcome – contact us here.

05 Jan

WeUp Internship Opportunity

The amazing folks at WeUp are looking for an intern! Full details are below.

WEUP INTERNSHIP INFORMATION

Social Media Coordinator Internship Description and Benefits

TERM

6-month internship with WeUp, working on events and social media related to the #WEUP App Tour (December 2018 – May 2019)

BENEFITS 

– Events & Social Media Marketing Coordinator title

– Letter of reference upon request

-Course Credit

ROLE

The role is responsible for, but not limited to, the following deliverables and schedule 10 hours per week:

I. Draft monthly social media editorial calendars, content and post to various social mediums. Some content might require light graphic designs

II. Curate and create social media strategies that include at least three (3) weekly scheduled posts for events, on-site postings at events, as well as live streaming events if and when feasible and appropriate, and post event recaps for all social media channels including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

III. Prepare monthly summary reports with analytics

IV. Draft and send monthly e-newsletters highlighting events and sponsors a

V. Update database and web site(s) as needed

VI.    Assist with all event coordination, including set-up and tear down, registration, vendor and guests relations

VII.   Take event photos

For anything described that you have not done before, training will be provided.

If interested in this role please send an email to socialImpact@weuptheworld.com with the subject (i.e. Subject: Social Media Marketing Internship). Also attach your resume and a brief description about why you are interested in the role, how the role will complement your career goals, how many hrs/per week you can dedicate to the internship and when you would be able to start as an intern; MONTH/DAY/YR. 

All internships with WeUp will allow the flexibility of working remotely and for academic credit. 

If the aforementioned role is not in alignment with your current career goals please feel free to pass along and share with a friend or someone in your network that you think may be interested.