4 Things You Need to Know Before Election Day 2014

4 Things You Need to Know Before Election Day 2014

Election Day is just one week away! Already registered to vote or registered this year? According to a recent Harvard poll, only 23 percent of voters aged 18-24 responding to a recent survey said they will “definitely” vote in 2014, even after 50 percent – that’s 23 million! – of eligible young voters cast a […]

Speaking Out Against Gender-Based Violence in November

Speaking Out Against Gender-Based Violence in November

Trigger warning: Rape, Sexual & Domestic Violence For the upcoming month of November, the Center for Community Action and Research on the NYC campus is focusing on issues of gender-based violence. What is Gender-Based Violence? “The terms ‘violence against women’ and ‘gender-based violence’ are used to refer to the range of abuses committed against women […]

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

Today I had the chance to go to the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. On Halloween the children including us  decorate pumpkins and also cupcakes that they later get to enjoy. Later on the children join in on a Halloween parade. Seeing the kids and interacting with them warms your heart and I was glad to […]

Common Hour Conversation: Domestic Violence

Yesturday afternoon I had the chance to listen to a great speaker talk about domestic violence. These are topics we think we know about because we hear the words so many times throughout our lives. We actually know little to nothing about these things. It was a refresher and a great experience to listen to […]

Take Action Thursday: Help End Homelessness in NYC

Take Action Thursday: Help End Homelessness in NYC

Did you know that there are only 4,000 youth shelter beds in the United States, yet as many as 500,000 unaccompanied youth experience homelessness each year? That means that currently, there is only ONE bed for every 125 young people living without a home (National Coalition for the Homeless). Given this abundance of homeless youth, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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