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Pace-OPoly: Politics and Advocacy

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Change-makers in the movement to end genocide and cancer; promote HIV awareness; and save our planet. All in a day’s work for a Pace student.

C.O.R.E. (Consciousness of Reality Everywhere) (NYC): some of the change-makers in the movement to end genocide and mass atrocities. Formerly STAND, C.O.R.E.’S mission is to take into account another person’s thoughts, values, background, and perspectives; to spark ideas about the magnitude of change in changing oneself; to empower other young people to live by example. (OrgSync)

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) (PLV): a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by working to implement the programs and mission of the American Cancer Society. Join this student org and become a part of the fight against cancer as you participate in major events like Paint the Campus Purple, the Great American Smokeout, and Relay for Life, held each year in PLV. E-mail cac@pace.edu for details. (OrgSync)

Generation Citizen at Pace (NYC): is a chapter of Generation Citizen that works to encourage the student body to become active citizens. With the help of Democracy Coaches (DC), Generation Citizen teaches a course in civics action to high school and middle school students using a pre-structured curriculum. (Facebook | Twitter)

Model UN (NYC and PLV): an internationally recognized competitive team of students dedicated to learning about how to create peace, justice, and security in the world. Model UN is a class and club designed to simulate the United Nations. Students take on the roles of countries, observers, and nongovernmental organizations in various UN committees in order to debate the most important issues in the world and to learn the skills of diplomacy, consensus-building, policy analysis, and policy writing. The Model UN teams have had longstanding success at Model UN conferences each year. The PLV team earned honors at the 2013 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference held in Atlanta. The Pace NYC took home four awards at the 2013 National Model United Nations conference in Washington DC (NMUN DC).  The NYC team also hosts the Model UN Conference for high school students each year.

N.A.T.U.R.E. (Natural Activists Teaching an Understanding and Respect for the Environment) (PLV): Pace’s environmental club, which focuses on local and global environmental issues. Events are aimed at bringing awareness to the Pace Community of pressing environmental issues. E-mail nature@pace.edu for more information. (OrgSync)

OXFAM America at Pace (NYC): a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice. OXFAM saves lives, develops long-term solutions to poverty, and campaigns for social change. As one of 17 members of the international Oxfam confederation, OXFAM America works with people in more than 90 countries to create lasting solutions.  (OrgSync)

Peace and Justice Society: Discussion ‘n Activism (PLV): increases student awareness regarding local, national, or international issues of peace, justice, and sustainability and empowers them to take nonviolent and effective action toward a peaceful, just, and sustainable future. (OrgSync)

Students for a Smarter Planet (SFSP) (PLV): an international student organization that allows students to actively help create a smarter planet.

Styleta (NYC): combines fashion and philanthropy in a way no other student org can. Love fashion and your community? Looking for a way to combine your passions and gain experience? Styleta at Pace collects clothing donations and raises funds to support charitable causes, organizing clothing drives as well as other events such as photo shoots and fashion shows. (OrgSyncFacebook | Tumblr | Pinterest)

To Write Love on Her Arms (NYC): serves as a voice of inspiration and support for students and their surrounding communities struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA Pace is a UChapter of the national non-profit organization and movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for those struggling.  (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter)

Student orgs that are currently inactive:

Pace College Democrats
Pace College Republicans

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