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 […]

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 […]

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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SLC Fall Formal !

If you did not attend this years first ever SLC Fall Formal, you missed out on a great night ! Great music, dancing, and laughter filled the room. Last year CCAR and SLC had such an amazing Spring Fling dance that they have decided to make another dance in the fall. The turn out was […]

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Gender-Based Violence and Technology

Gender-Based Violence and Technology

With the rapid progression of technology, and the ever-present issue of gender-based violence and domestic abuse, it is no wonder that they have been affected by one another. Because of the advancement in technology, there have been many added issues and complexities involved in domestic abuse and gender violence. From breaching personal privacy through means […]

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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 […]

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