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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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16 Days of Activism: Take Action!

16 Days of Activism: Take Action!

We are right in the midst of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence! Today is the 11th day out of the 16 days dedicated to the fight for awareness and action against gender-based violence. Along with our media campaigns, The CCARNYC has been posting petitions for each of the 16 days in order […]

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Inocente

Inocente

On Wednesday the CCAR hosted a REACT to FILM event at Pace in which students gathered in the Pace Art Gallery for free food, and a screening and discussion of the documentary Inocente. The 35 students in attendance were able to watch the film, and then participate in a Google Hangout video chatting session with […]

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Giving and Gratitude: Volunteer this Thanksgiving Season [NYC]

Giving and Gratitude: Volunteer this Thanksgiving Season [NYC]

Thanksgiving break begins just over one week from today! While many of us may be envisioning time with family, checking the weather three times a day for chances of snow, and overstuffing yourself with turkey (or tofurkey), there are many in our City who are not as fortunate this season. But that doesn’t mean they […]

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Donation Drives: Winter 2014

Donation Drives: Winter 2014

As the weather turns colder and our minds turn toward the holidays, homeless and impoverished New Yorkers are in greater need than ever of food and warm clothing. There are many opportunities to donate non-perishable food as well as your old clothing, jackets, and even business attire happening in our communities, as well as right […]

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Video Wednesday: Catcalling

It’s #VideoWednesday! Check out these videos addressing the issue of catcalling: 1. Street Harassment The first of these videos, one that has been quite popular lately, depicts a woman silently strolling through NYC for 10 hours and consistently receiving unwanted attention. DISCLAIMER: This video has been criticized for its racial undertones.      2. CNN […]

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