upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Carolyn Chernoff, Ph.D

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Carolyn is an urban and cultural sociologist interested in cities, arts, and social change, particularly on the level of social interaction and the production of "community". She investigates the role of culture in reproducing and transforming social inequality, and researches conflict around diversity and difference. As a long-time cultural worker and activist, Carolyn has worked with many women's cultural organizations on issues of violence prevention, self-expression, and arts and culture.She has taught at Penn, Moore College of Art and Design, and Ursinus College. Outside of higher education, Carolyn is a long-time community-based educator, having worked with K-12 students and adults in museum settings, nonprofits, and a variety of arts organizations, including The Girls’ DJ Collective, of which she is co-founder. Carolyn holds a joint Ph.D in Sociology and Education/Culture/Society from the University of Pennsylvania.

Upcoming events
12/145:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leeway, CultureWorks, Bread and Roses and Philly PR Girl Present Holiday YAY

Kick off the holiday party season with Bread & Roses Community Fund, CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, Leeway Foundation, and Philly PR Girl. We're all neighbors in The Philadelphia Building and we want to celebrate you! 

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