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engageDCNeighbors Project is now engageDC! Check out our new website to learn more about the revamped program!

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Are you interested in service but don’t know where to start? Do you have specific interests and want to serve with a non-profit organization related to those interests?

Neighbors Project strives to connect those in the GW community with over 30 different community partner organizations that are located throughout D.C.  Each partner offers a variety of service opportunities for GW students.  Neighbors Project is an excellent way for individuals and groups to get involved in service!

Check out our site to learn more about the history and mission of Neighbors Project as well as the different service opportunities we offer through our partner organizations.

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APRIL NEWS UPDATE!!!

Get excited! Neighbors Project is getting

a new and improved “face-lift” for 2013-2014!

Due to the successes of the 2012-2013 pilot program, Neighbors Project will have a new program design for the 2013-2014 academic year. The revamped program will be a structured, year-long service leadership program, in which students will be assigned to a community partner and participate in direct or indirect service for the duration of the year. Each community partner will have one assigned Program Assistant, who will liaise between the community partner and GW, as well as manage the cohort of 8-10 student volunteers who are assigned to the community partner.

One of the main components of the new program will be providing student volunteers with a variety of enrichment activities including: volunteer reflections, leadership experiences, professional development workshops, educational events and fellowship opportunities. These enrichment activities will complement students’ service experiences by helping the students better connect what they are learning in and outside of the classroom, and by reinforcing the importance of applying their skills in ways that enhance the communities in which they live.

Neighbors Project EVENTS at GW

“Steubenville, The Media, and Rape Culture: A Panel and Discussion”

Steubenville Flyer #5 revised 1

Hear several expert opinions on the Steubenville case, how the media handled it, what rape culture is, and how it is perpetuated. Then you will have a chance to share your own opinions and ask the speakers questions during a the discussion period. The event will kickoff with a slam poetry performance by Ariella Neckritz (ESIA 2016)

So Others Might Eat (SOME) Food Drive

Have extra canned food? Or other non-perishable items?

Please help the hungry by donating them to the SOME Food Drive at GW!

Collection boxes are located in Ivory Tower, Rice Hall, Thurston, and the Marvin Center. The SOME Food Drive will last until Monday, May 20.

SOME (So Others Might Eat) is “an interfaith community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation’s capital.”

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