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Minorities and Philosophy [MAP]

Description

MAP is a collection of students in English-speaking philosophy departments that aims to examine and address issues of minority participation in academic philosophy. Though primarily led by graduate students, MAP also relies on faculty support and encourages undergraduate participation.

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • President & Co-Founder, Minorities and Philosophy, UCSB Chapter, Santa Barbara, CA

  • Graduate Mentor, Online Mentorship Program, Minorities and Philosophy: mapforthegap.com

  • UCSB Regional Representative, MAP SoCal Regional Multi-Campus Working Group on Philosophy and Inclusive Pedagogy


M.I.S.S.S.E.Y., Inc.

Description

Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting, and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth (MISSSEY) advocates and facilitates the empowerment and inner transformation of sexually exploited youth by holistically addressing their specific needs. MISSSEY collaborates to bring about systemic and community change to prevent the sexual exploitation of children and youth through raising awareness, education and policy development.

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Certificate of Appreciation (January 2011), For continuous commitment and dedication as a MISSSEY supporter, MISSSEY, Inc, Oakland, CA.

  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (March 2009), Panel Chair at the Wheaton College Human Rights Week Teach-In, Norton, MA.

  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (June 2009), Presentation at Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center, Oakland, CA.

Juma Ventures

Description

Juma Ventures is an innovative and award-winning youth development program that combines employment in social enterprises, college preparation, and financial asset building to create a safe, supportive community where under-resourced youth can achieve their dreams of a college education.

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Sexual Harassment (April 2012), Training at Juma Ventures All-Staff Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Description

MAP is a collection of students in English-speaking philosophy departments that aims to examine and address issues of minority participation in academic philosophy. Though primarily led by graduate students, MAP also relies on faculty support and encourages undergraduate participation.

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • President & Co-Founder, Minorities and Philosophy, UCSB Chapter, Santa Barbara, CA

  • Graduate Mentor, Online Mentorship Program, Minorities and Philosophy: mapforthegap.com

  • UCSB Regional Representative, MAP SoCal Regional Multi-Campus Working Group on Philosophy and Inclusive Pedagogy

Responsibilities

Description

Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting, and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth (MISSSEY) advocates and facilitates the empowerment and inner transformation of sexually exploited youth by holistically addressing their specific needs. MISSSEY collaborates to bring about systemic and community change to prevent the sexual exploitation of children and youth through raising awareness, education and policy development.

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Certificate of Appreciation (January 2011), For continuous commitment and dedication as a MISSSEY supporter, MISSSEY, Inc, Oakland, CA.

  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (March 2009), Panel Chair at the Wheaton College Human Rights Week Teach-In, Norton, MA.

  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (June 2009), Presentation at Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center, Oakland, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Developed workshops on physical and mental health and presented them to clients
  • Assisted with trainings and workshops within the community
  • Performed employment and educational opportunities research for clients

Description

Juma Ventures is an innovative and award-winning youth development program that combines employment in social enterprises, college preparation, and financial asset building to create a safe, supportive community where under-resourced youth can achieve their dreams of a college education.

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Sexual Harassment (April 2012), Training at Juma Ventures All-Staff Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Helped students improve their study skills, problem-solve, and gain mastery of academic subjects
  • Provided tutoring in English Lit., SAT Verbal, and College Prep. Writing
  • Provided exposure opportunities to high-risk youth by sharing personal experiences with college and graduate school

Description

Wediko is a not-for-profit organization serving children, families, and schools. Wediko’s mission is to improve children’s lives through a range of therapeutic services and programs which are tailored to fit each unique child and situation. From summer and year-round residential programs on our 450-acre, wooded New Hampshire campus to school-based interventions provided by our 50 Boston-based clinicians, Wediko strives to collaborate with families and schools to improve outcomes for vulnerable children.

Responsibilities

  • Worked over 650 clinical hours
  • Worked with diverse clinical team to implement effective psychological interventions with children
  • Utilized strengths-based therapeutic approaches to help children build self-motivation, decision making capacities, and social skills

Description

The center is a short-term, therapeutic, residential program with a strong clinical and behavior management component for male and female adolescents who are experiencing emotional or psychiatric crisis. The treatment team provides immediate intervention, including matching the level of stabilization resources with the level of client and family need. The Center offers clients and their families the least restrictive level of treatment necessary for stabilization.

Responsibilities

  • Created and facilitated a weekly group on physical and mental health
  • Worked with youth one-to-one on ways to stay positive during down time
  • Supervised youth in order to maintain a safe and positive environment

Description

The San Diego Public Library is a popular destination that connects this diverse community to free educational and cultural resources that enrich the lives of visitors and residents alike.

Responsibilities

  • Created and presented short-courses in Philosophy

Description

The Ethics Center brings the public and scientists together to explore how science can best serve society. Through forums, projects, and resources, the Center gives all stakeholders an opportunity to share perspectives on the ethical implications of new developments in science and technology.

Responsibilities

  • Identified critical ethical issues relevant to topics in science and technology
  • Engaged in collaborative writing and editing for monthly op-ed pieces