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Paint a School Day 2014

On October 18th over 40 Pace students and New York Cares came together to brighten up a school for the young ladies who attend The Young Women’s Leadership School of The Bronx. As we split into groups we were given the task to paint the walls of the classrooms bright colors that the girls would […]


Discussing the Myths and Realities of Homelessness in NYC

by Natasha Bynum, CCARNY Student Advocacy & Volunteer Projects Coordinator On Wednesday, October 15th, Craig Mayes from NYC Rescue Mission came to Pace to discuss homelessness in New York City for a Common Hour Conversation. He explained how the NYC Rescue Mission was founded, how it has evolved, and the services they provide. He also […]

A.J.’s Bio

I’m Andre Arias my friends call me A.J., and i’m a freshman and a communications major at Pace University in Plaeasantville. I love doing community service activities and getting out on the field and actually doing things. I have a love and passion for politics, news and media, and I can probably beat anyone in a trivia game when it […]

Paint a School Blog

Register TODAY for Paint a School Day 2014!

The biggest and most popular service event of the Fall semester is back! Paint a School Day is an annual Pace event run in conjunction with New York Cares Day, New York City’s largest hands-on volunteer day. Volunteers will help refurbish two New York City schools in need by helping to paint murals and classroom […]

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Student Volunteer and Advocacy Projects Cooridinator

Hello everyone! My name is Anna Magnante. I am a freshmen here at Pace University Pleasantville. I am an Applied Psychology and Human Relations major. I am very excited to join the Center of Community Action and Research. My goal is to create fun educational events that help better not only Pace University, but the […]

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Help #StopHunger & #EndHomelessness This October with CCARNY

1 in 5 children in the United States are hungry. That’s 16 million kids across the country that do not get the food that they need. Poverty and homelessness are issues that are widespread across the country, and seem to be getting worse. 44% of single mothers in America are on food stamps, and even then […]

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Meet Caitlin Boley & Natasha Bynum!

Meet Caitlin Boley & Natasha Bynum!

The CCAR on the New York City campus is excited to introduce our two new student staffers, Caitlin and Natasha! Get to know a little more about each of them below, and if you see them in the office, be sure to stop in and say hello! Caitlin: Student Outreach & Media Projects Coordinator Hello! […]

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Why Vote

Register to Vote! Pace Votes 2014

Service and civic engagement are important parts of a Pace education. College is more than just job training; it is also part of preparing yourself to be an engaged and active citizen, and recognizing how your individual actions and decisions impact your local, national, and global communities! Why vote? By voting, you will be able […]

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Nominate Someone for the “Nobel Prize” in Public Service!

The Jefferson Awards for Public Service were established to recognize and honor individuals whose community service efforts best exemplify dedication to enhancing the quality of life in their community. Pace University became a Champion of the Jefferson Awards for Public Service in 2008.  Nominations are solicited from the university community and finalists are selected based on […]

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Keep the Momentum: Take Action on Climate!

On Sunday, September 21st, Pace University students joined 400,000 others at a pinnacle moment in the history of the climate movement: The People’s Climate March. On Tuesday, September 23rd, at the United Nations Climate Summit, President Obama took note of the march, saying, “Alarm bells keep ringing, our citizens keep marching. We cannot pretend we […]

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Hey Everyone !

Hey Everyone !

My name is Jandery De La Cruz.  I am a junior here at Pace University.  I’m majoring in Communications and minoring in Criminal Justice.  I’m excited to be working with The Center for Community Action and Research and all of the exciting events we have this year.

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#PaceU at the People’s Climate March

In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution.  With our future on the line and the whole world watching, we’ll take a stand to bend […]

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Hasin & His Chicken

We’re Hiring!

Are you passionate about service and civic engagement? Looking for an on-campus work-study job that will allow you to develop valuable skills to help great causes and your fellow students get involved? Apply to work for the Center for Community Action and Research! This fall, the CCAR in New York City will be hiring two […]

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