There are many resources online for those of us who want to make the world a better place. The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is constantly on the lookout for links of interest to Wesleyan changemakers. Read ours and share your favorite links in the Comments section below.
Today’s ENGAGE Link of the Day is the UCLA Center for Community Learning Social Innovation Research Program –> http://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/socialinnovation/overview.htm
Are you a “Changemaker?” Contribute to the public good, solve problems, and work with inspirational leaders in one of the most diverse, urban environments in the world.
June 24th –August 16th
Classes on Mondays:
Social Innovation Theory and Practice; and Client-based Program Evaluation and Research (service learning course)
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday:
Conduct a research project at one of four innovative nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles (Bresee Foundation, Burbank Temporary Aid Center, Centro Latino for Literacy, & Museum of Tolerance)
Open to 16 current sophomores and juniors, who are interested in problem-solving and creating change in Los Angeles.
For more information, see http://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/socialinnovation/overview.htm, or contact Dr. Doug Barrera at firstname.lastname@example.org.