Promoting Environmental Justice in NC

Guest post by Catherine Kastleman | Program Coordinator for Community Engagement and Research Translation, Duke University Superfund Research Center What if you walked out of your home each day to the smell of hog waste, so thick in the air that it coated your car? Or to find buzzards from the nearby landfill eating a […]

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Earn a Certificate in Civic Engagement and Social Change

The Certificate in Civic Engagement and Social Change is an academic credential for Duke undergraduate students interested in deepening their understanding of social issues by integrating coursework with community-based experiences. Students can design learning and experiences around an issue and develop relationships with faculty and community mentors. Students will emerge from the certificate with strategies […]

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POLIS: Promoting What Politics Could Be

Guest post by Fritz Mayer | Director, POLIS: The Center for Political Leadership, Innovation and Service Almost four years ago, Eric Mlyn—assistant vice provost for civic engagement and executive director of DukeEngage—delivered a presentation to Sanford School of Public Policy faculty titled, “The Politics of Civic Engagement, or Is Tutoring the Solution to Education Problems in […]

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Nominate a Student for the Campus Compact Community Impact Award

The North Carolina Campus Compact Community Impact Awards recognize one outstanding undergraduate student service leader from each member campus. The award may honor an individual for multiple or diverse forms of engagement including: volunteer service, service-learning, policy work, community organizing, advocacy, internships, or campus leadership. Nominees should clearly demonstrate the following: Deep commitment to partnering […]

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