Get involved with Election 2020: Opportunities from Community Partners

By Chloe Hwang, CCAR Student Projects Coordinator  We know a lot of Pace students are excited about Election 2020 and want to get more involved!  Check out the below volunteer and job opportunities from our non-partisan community partners! And as…

COVID-19 and BLM: Ten Actions You Can Take Right Now

By Heather Novak, Interim Director of CCAR Between COVID-19 and its disproportionate impacts on low income communities and communities of color and recent instances of police brutality against the black community that highlight a long and violent history of systematic…

2019-2020 SERVICE & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT RECOGNITION

Each year, Pace University students, faculty, and staff contribute to their local and global communities through volunteering, service-learning (Civic Engagement courses), advocacy, activism, and non-profit internships.  Pace’s commitment to service and civic engagement has earned recognition through the Carnegie Classification…

The CARES Act: Pace University Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19

On Tuesday, April 28th the Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) teamed up with Government and Community Relations (GCR) to discuss the CARES Act and answer student questions about this legislation. Part of CCAR’s Everyday Activism Challenge, this event enabled…

Recapping #EverydayActivism2020

It is April 30th which means it is time for our 2020 Everyday Activism Challenge to come to a close! Every April, we at the CCAR organize an Everyday Activism Challenge in which Pace students, staff, and faculty pledge to…

Ten Things You Should Know About Masks in a COVID-19 World

April 22, 2020 By Heather Novak Heather A. Novak is the Interim Director of the Center for Community Action and Research, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science at Pace University and is currently obsessed with mask making.  You can reach…

CE Course Spotlight: the Parenting, Prison, & Pups Program

Have you always wanted to know what it is like to work in a jail?  You can gain real world experience working in a corrections setting with Dr. Kimberly Collica-Cox, who directs the Criminal Justice department’s jail-based services.  Students can…

As a college student, why should I care about the #2020Census?

By Laurianne Gutierrez, CCAR Student Projects Coordinator  Every 10 years, we are bestowed the unique opportunity to exercise an essential civic duty. That is, the Decennial Census comes to the fore, giving us the opportunity to make ourselves count. Many…

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