Pain. Power. Possibilities. Lessons from the Poor People’s Campaign

Join the Ubuntu Center on Thursday, January 20th from 5:30PM-7:00PM EST via Zoom!

The Ubuntu Center on Racism, Global Movements & Population Health Equity at Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health will host its first virtual event: “Pain. Power. Possibilities. Lessons on Movements from Bishop William J. Barber II and The Poor People’s Campaign,”

Co-hosted by Repairers of the Breach, the event will feature Bishop Barber, co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival in conversation with The Ubuntu Center Director, Sharrelle Barber, ScD, with opening remarks by Mindy Thompson Fullilove, MD, Professor of Urban Policy and Health at The New School.

Community members, students, faculty, staff and leaders are welcome to attend.


Questions? Contact Jennifer Ware at

PDS workshop #4: Cover to Cover Letters

Marketing yourself with a captivating cover letter can help define your first impression to a potential employer. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to write compelling cover letters that clearly articulate why you’re the right person for the job.

This workshop is open to all students, a part of the Professional Development Series, and meets the requirement for the success completion of PBHL 500.

SGO – MLK Week of Service 2022 Opportunities

These opportunities have been compiled by the Dornsife SGO from the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and other sites. Please see the Lindy Center’s statement and goals for more information about the day and ways to get involved. Find more opportunities, both in-person and virtual, at the Global Citizen website. We hope that you spend time this week to learn more about Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy and to serve the Philadelphia community!

  • HIAS Pennsylvania’s 3rd Annual MLK Day of Advocacy and Action
    • Details: Interact with a panel of experts on Afghan evacuees and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians, and then take action, writing letters to your legislators advocating for immigration reform and best practices.
    • Date: January 17, 2022
    • Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm 
    • Location: Virtual
  • Redeemer Tabernacle Baptist Church & The 16th Police District MLK Day Annual “Freedom Now” Peace Walk
    • Details: see flier
    • Date: January 17, 2022
    • Time: depends
    • Location: varies

Please feel free to connect with SGO at our email ( or social media accounts (Drexel_SPHSGO)!

Championing Reproductive Justice: Advocacy Workshop

Join on Saturday, January 22nd from 9:00AM-1:00PM EST via Zoom!

Interested in learning more about health-related social justice advocacy? Want to understand how domestic health issues are also global? Join the inaugural health and human rights advocacy workshop!

This year’s theme is “championing reproductive justice.” We will be joined by US and global experts on advocacy and reproductive health. The workshop will consist of a keynote speech and informational lectures, followed by an interactive session working through a case study on access to reproductive health services.

Keynote speech by Dázon Dixon Diallo, Founder and President, SisterLove, Inc., with facilitation by Megan McLemore, Health and human rights expert (former Human Rights Watch) and Nina Sun, Deputy Director, Global Health and Assistant Clinical Professor, Community Health and Prevention (Facilitator).


This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Global Health at the Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, The Ubuntu Center on Racism, Global Movements, and Population Health Equity at Dornsife, and the Maternal and Child Health Program at Dornsife.

Caffeine With The Dean

Join the Dean and other students on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, from 10 am to 11am EST via Zoom and located in Nesbitt 240

BYO Coffee and join this informal meet and greet with Dean Ana Diez Roux. All Dornsife students are invited to share their thoughts on recent Dornsife happenings including comments, concerns, compliments, or questions, or simply take some time to introduce yourself to Dr. Diez Roux.