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CCAR Is Driving Real Change

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The Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) will be offering a whole host of ways to get involved in social and political change next month. Honk if you want to make a difference!

Town Hall: Microaggressions (NYC)
Tuesday, September 26 | 3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m. | Schimmel Lobby
Many of us hear—and maybe even use—microaggressions on a daily basis, but what are they, exactly? And how should we respond? Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs and CCAR for an interactive panel discussion on understanding and confronting everyday microaggressions.

CCAR Meet and Greet (PLV)
Monday, October 2 | 11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m. | Kessel
Join the Center and all of our community partners at an open house for students, staff, and faculty.

The Role of Government in Local Democracy
Wednesday, October 4 | 12:10 p.m.1:10 p.m. | TBD
Be sure to swing by when the CCAR offers a refresher on the role of government in local democracy.

Family Weekend at JCCA (PLV)
Sunday, October 8 | 10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m. | JCCA, 1075 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Volunteer with the whole family at JCCA! Change starts with you—and now it’s time to inspire others.

Town Hall: Black Deaths Matter (NYC)
Tuesday, October 10 | 3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m. | Schimmel Lobby
A year after the CCAR panel discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement, they revisit the question of "whose lives matter?" Co-sponsored with the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Black Student Union.

Queer In This Climate (PLV)
Wednesday, October 11 | 12:10 p.m.1:10 p.m. | Center for Unity and Justice
How has the LGBTQA Community been impacted by the changes in federal government this year? Learn options for advocacy and activism to work for the rights of marginalized people.

Make a Difference Day
Saturday, October 14 | 9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m. | Various Locations
Pace Makes a Difference Day is an annual day of service hosted by SDCA in collaboration with the Center.

Meet the Candidates (PLV)
Tuesday, October 17 | 6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m. | Kessel
Students will join the Center and the Organization for Chinese Americans to welcome those running for office in 2017 to answer community questions.

Take Action! (NYC)
Wednesday, October 18 | 11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m. | Birnbaum Library
Change starts with you. Learn how to take action with the help of the CCAR!

Ethical Leadership 101 (PLV)
Wednesday, October 18 | 12:10 p.m.1:10 p.m. | Kessel C/D
The Center will be hosting a workshop about steps you can take to develop leadership skills and a moral compass.

Paint a School Day
Saturday, October 21 | 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Roll up those sleeves and get ready to make change happen with your own two hands! It’s time to paint the town red (or blue, or green).

“Trumpcare” and the Future of Health Equity
Thursday, October 26 | 3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m. | TBD
Keeping up-to-date with the latest iterations of “Trumpcare” isn’t easy. That’s why the CCAR is here to cut through the red tape and lay out what we should expect in the future.

Pace Chooses. We Discuss. (PLV)
Wednesday, November 1 | 12:10 p.m.1:10 p.m. | Kessel C/D
It's your turn to decide what one of the Center's Workshops will be about. Please note: events fill up quickly, and many are first-come, first-served. If you are interested in participating in an event, please make sure to contact the CCAR at (New York City events) or (Pleasantville events) for more information about how to register.