Activist Spotlight: Nelli Agbulos

Activist Spotlight: Nelli Agbulos

Our Activist Spotlight this week is Nelli Agbulos! As a very active student at Pace, Nelli has helped bring the discussion of sexual assault and human-trafficking to Pace, as well as being a part of Generation Citizen. Read on to learn more about Nelli! Graduating Year: 2017 Majors: Political Science, Women’s and Gender Studies Minors: Peace and […]

Feminism in 2015 on the Pace Campus

I’m Andre Arias and this month I went around and I did some research on Feminism today. I’m not sure if it was because I was more aware of it but I noticed many examples of feminists speaking out and asking for a change in the media this month. Whether it was Actress Jessica Chastain […]

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Protest 101: Know Your Rights

In response to recent events across the country, many members of the Pace University community have chosen to participate in the numerous demonstrations, rallies, and protests occurring in New York City and beyond. For students, staff, and faculty who do choose to participate in these events, it is important to be aware of the right […]

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Workers’ Rights: Fight for 15

There are no states in the U.S. where a minimum wage worker can afford a two-bedroom apartment working a 40-hour week. (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations). Seem shocking? We think so too. Here are more statistics on the current minimum wage. If the minimum wage had grown at the same rate […]

February: A Month to Recognize Privilege

February: A Month to Recognize Privilege

This month at the CCARNYC, many of our events and social media topics will be based on recognizing and discussing privilege. Before we get into exactly who is considered to have privilege or who is effected by privilege, let us define what exactly it means. A privilege is defined as: “A right, immunity, or benefit enjoyed […]

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Top 5 Tips: Finding AOK1/CE Placements

During your years as a student at Pace University, you will be required to take at least one Civic Engagement & Public Values (AOK1) course that includes not only time in the classroom, but also time in the “community classroom,” serving up to 20 hours as a volunteer at a non-profit organization. These courses are […]

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Birth of a White Nation

If you did not attend Dr. Jacqueline Battalora speech on “whiteness”, you really missed out. This was a great speech speaking upon how the word “whiteness” became about. Dr. Jacqueline Battalora could not have been a better speaker for this interesting topic that many of us have not heard of or even thought about before. […]

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Activist Spotlight: Caitlin Boley

Activist Spotlight: Caitlin Boley

Our Activist Spotlight for January is one of our very own student staffers on the NYC campus, Caitlin Boley! Caitlin works as the Student Outreach and New Media Projects Coordinator, helping to plan events and social media campaigns to educate students on current issues and engage them in debate, but she is also very involved […]

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Alternative Spring Break 2015

Alternative Spring Break 2015

Each year, up to 16 students from Pace University’s New York City and Pleasantville campuses are selected to participate in the annual Alternative Spring Break program with a focus on a specific issue. This year’s ASB will be a continuation of the past two years, with volunteers working on post-disaster recovery to help fellow New […]

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Winter Break Service Opportunities

Winter Break Service Opportunities

The holiday season is the busiest time of year for charities and nonprofit organizations. Unfortunately, this is also the time that Pace students are not in school or are generally off-campus. We here at the CCAR are well aware that you will miss us over the break. Not to worry though, because we have created […]

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Fall 2014 in Review: CCARNYC

Congratulations, Pace students – you’ve made it to the end of the Fall semester! Take a break from your finals and join us in taking a look back over some of the great service and advocacy students have done with our office this semester, and see if you can find yourself in any of our […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Djenane Jean

Volunteer Spotlight: Djenane Jean

Next semester, CCARNY will be regularly posting student profiles of Pace students who have been actively engaged in their community. Djenane is the second Pace student to be interviewed and recognized for her service. If you are a Pace student, and think you or someone you know deserves a shout out for their dedication to […]

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Activist Spotlight: The #PaceUniversityPoet

Activist Spotlight: The #PaceUniversityPoet

As part of Peace & Justice Studies 101 last year, the Pace University student now known as the #PaceUniversityPoet volunteered as a reading and writing tutor at the Bowery Mission for men experiencing homelessness. This semester, combining a growing passion for the cause of ending homelessness with a love of poetry, the #PaceUniversityPoet created a project to inspire […]

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HOLIDAY DECORATING !

This past Saturday CCAR and Pace students were invited to help Pleasantville Cottage School decorate their recreational center for the holidays. The decorations came out great and everyone enjoyed themselves while decorating the tree and making creative decorations on the wall and much more. I definitely had a great time being there and making a difference even if […]

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