Designing for a Better World

representation-matters-sketches of BLM participants

For Dhvani Doshi ‘21, “The past few months were a lot about self-reflection and introspection. I spent time reading, and educating myself through various readings and anti-racism media not only for #BLM but also in preparation for facilitating the SEM100 course in Fall 2020. The recent events have made me realize the importance of sharing…

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DanceWorks!

Maya-Kumar with the whole DanceWorks troupe

Communication Science and Disorders major Maya Kumar ’22 devotes time, energy and talent to DanceWorks, an organization that puts on a dance show for the Syracuse community. This year, Kumar was chosen to choreograph a dance along with a friend who is in the dance troupe. She said of her experience, “This organization has taught…

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Help with Art Exhibition

The SU Anthropology Department is seeking volunteers to assist with the preparation of activist, artist, and anthropologist Jason de Leon’s “Hostile Terrain” exhibit. This project seeks to raise awareness of migrants who have died crossing the US/Mexico border and the effects of US Border Patrol policy. The installation at SU’s Shaffer Art Gallery will consist…

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Gage Ambassadors for Human Rights

The Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation 210 East Genesee Street Fayetteville, NY  13066 Contact: Vanessa Johnson, Program Director – Gage Ambassador Program griotwords@gmail.com 315 289-6573 Gage Ambassadors for Human Rights 2020/21  Internship Opportunities Gage Ambassadors Intern – Archive Digitization Project Assist The Gage Foundation in documenting and archiving the Gage Ambassadors Program for Human Rights through…

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Dinner and Dialogue

Meet in front of Hendricks Chapel at 3:30pm on Friday (tomorrow). Send an email to cfowajuh@syr.edu or Pastor Gail griina@syr.edu to reserve your spot! 

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Stories that Empower

Stories that Empower Screening of Abigail Disney’s Award Winning Documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell “The extraordinary story of a small band of Liberian women – Christian and Muslim united – that came together in the midst of a bloody civil war, took on the warlords, and brought peace to their shattered country armed only with white T-shirts and the courage of…

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International Festival

International Festival poster with information from text of webpost and image of contents in grey shadow

Syracuse University’s Center for International Services is hosting its first annual International Festival and is looking for volunteers to help the event run smoothly. The festival is on November 3rd from 4-8 pm Volunteers would need to arrive at 3 pm and ideally, would be able to stay for the entire event, but we are…

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Sankofa Communities Syracuse Project

Cafe Sandofa logo yellow, red, green, brown and red styalized image that looks like a bird

Sankofa Communities Syracuse Project The Sankofa Communities Syracuse Project invites you to join us in shaping and co-creating a Sankofa Communities Syracuse Project that will address issues of historical community displacements, but also intersecting questions of sovereignty, self-determination, survival, and thriving. The goal of this project is to create community engagement leading to a performance. We…

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!

retro looking poster with balloons and people celebrating at the fair

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! Westcott Street Cultural Festival One-Day Event on Sunday, September 22th This year marks the 28th anniversary for the Westcott Street Cultural Festival! This amazing, one- day neighborhood event embraces diversity and fosters a sense of community in the Westcott neighborhood.   More than 8,000 people gather to enjoy music and dance at the…

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