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Spring 2016 - Week 13


Here's what's going on...

Spotlight on Institute Activities

Isabelle Walker Fund Seeking Submissions

The Isabelle Walker Fund for Nonprofit Organization Studies is to support CSUN faculty and students interested in the study of the not-for-profit and philanthropic independent sector.  Funds may be used for (but are not limited to) the following awards and/or stipends:

   Curriculum development;

   Seminar and workshop participation;

   Research relating to the sector; and

   Fieldwork or internship related to enhancing understanding of the sector through specific deliverables appropriate for dissemination as part of the fieldwork or internship. 

Note: Priority is given to student/faculty joint research and/or projects and those involving cross or multi-disciplinary investigation.

Deadline: April 22, 2016. Send submissions to Danielle de Asis at  Questions may be forwarded to Dr. Dianne Philibosian, Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing at


Wellbeing in Focus:
Photo Contest

Thank you to all that participated. Submissions will be displayed on our instagram and contest winner will be announced soon!

-Click HERE for more information about the Contest

Institute Resources

The focus of the Making Movies that Matter Youth Short Film Festival is to use film-making to promote a spirit of social action and civic engagement among youth.

Submission Deadline:
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:59pm

Click HERE for Submission Guidlines and Eligibility

Submissions uploaded HERE


Open use to the public. Please feel free to exchange books for your reading pleasure! Located in the North Courtyard of Santa Susana Hall.

To donate, or if you have any questions please swing by SN 115 or email

Looking for a comfortable, convinient, and safe place to pump or breastfeed?

Come use The Institute's Lactation Room in Santa Susana 104.
For Other lactation spaces Click HERE


Work to create a Food Recovery Program to reduce food waste and fight hunger within the CSUN and surrounding communities.

For more information contact:

Veterans Corner

The Strange History of: Don't Ask, Don't Tell

-Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room
Oviatt Library, CSUN
-Wed, April 27th

Click HERE for Website and more information

Campus Resources

S.A.A.F.E Week presented by Project D.A.T.E

Many events throughout the week. For more details see flyer and follow @csunprojectdate 
-April 18th-April 21st

Click HERE for the CSUN Project Date Website

Are you concerned about your child’s development?

Free assistance for families of children with special needs
• Parent to parent mentoring
• Workshops and parent education
• Resources & referrals
• IEP training
• Support groups
• Lending library

See flyer for more details and locations

The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Six Urgent Matters for Humanity

Global capitalism is in unprecedented crisis. Wars and social violence, ecological collapse, escalating inequalities, mass poverty and marginalization, the specter of a global police state, and an out of control corporate economy. Can we survive?

-April 22th
-CSUN, Live Oak 1326

Recreation & Tourism Management Present: Play Day

Celebrating the many benefits of play for Children & Adults With and Without Disabilities

-April 24th
-CSUN, Redwood Hall 180

For more information contact Delfina Newton at or (818) 677-3202
Senior Expo

Las Palmas Park
505 S.Huntington
-Fri, May 20th
See Flyer for more details
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Panorama Medical Center
Medical Offices 3
-Sat, April 30th
See Flyer for more details
TIME OUT: Free Parent Group

North Los Angeles County Regional Center
-Tues, May 10th
See Flyer for more details
Donations for Earth Day

Panorama Medical Center
Medical Offices 3
-Fri, April 22nd
See Flyer for more details
Job & Volunteer Opportunities available
-Wed, April 27th
-Grand Salon, USU, CSUN
See Flyer for more details
Healthy Living

Valley Community Healthcare
-The Thursdays between June 9- July 14
See Flyer for more details
Traning Sessions on Trauma Informed Services

-Info Contact: (818)996-1051
-Multiple Dates
See Flyer for more details
Senior Expo cont.

Las Palmas Park
505 S.Huntington
-Fri, May 20th
See Flyer for more details
Lactation Education

- Health Ed 534
- Lactation Education for the Healthcare Professional
- Brand New Graduate Course at CSUN
-See flyer for more details

Wellbeing links you might enjoy

Weekly Words for Wellbeing

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new”

-Albert Einstein 

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