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Pace-OPoly: Politics and Advocacy

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

PLV Campus

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC): 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. Email CAC and check out their website and OrgSync page for more information for details.

Model UN: an internationally recognized competitive team of students dedicated to learning about how to create peace, justice, and security in the world. 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. Check out the Model UN website for more information!

NATURE (Natural Activists Teaching an Understanding and Respect for the Environment): 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. Email NATURE and check out their OrgSync page for more information.

Pace 4 Kids (P4K): an annual 12-hour event held every November on the PLV Campus to raise money for the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, which helps to provide better care for the kids and families there. Check out the P4K website and OrgSync page for more information!

Plant Based Pace: a club that raises awareness and provides support for vegans, vegetarians, and anyone interested in the lifestyle. They advocate for animals, health, and the environment! Check out the Plant Based Pace OrgSync page for more information.

Political Science Association: helps raise general student awareness of politics, the American government, the American judicial system, laws, and their effects on all members of society. Students can freely discuss political and legal views on trending and past events and topics. For more information, check out the Political Science Association OrgSync page.


NYC Campus

Active Minds: seeks to promote a dialogue about mental health by holding events such as therapy dog nights, panel discussions, and mental health awareness weeks. The campus will be happier and healthier with an open dialogue around issues of mental health, so join the conversation and help eliminate stigma! Check out the Active Minds OrgSync page for more information.

Allied Students for Recovery: an outreach initiative for students who have been affected by the harmful effects of addiction. They aim to provide students with advocacy involving recovery so they can reach their full potential in their college careers. For more information, check out the Allied Students for Recovery OrgSync page.

Model UN: an internationally recognized competitive team of students dedicated to learning about how to create peace, justice, and security in the world. 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. Check out the Model UN website for more information!

Students Supporting Israel at Pace University (SSI): provides students with the opportunity to support the position of Israel in the Middle East. SSI is an independent, bipartisan, grassroots campus movement that was created by students for students, in order to organize a strong, united, pro-Israel front on college campuses. For more information, check out the SSI OrgSync page.

UN Women’s HeForShe Movement: a movement created by the UN to stand up and rise against the gender inequality and discrimination still present in our society. Pace's chapter of HeForShe wants to recognize and address the ongoing injustices resulting from gender inequality that pertain to race, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, religion, ability, and the like. For more information, check out the HeForShe OrgSync page.

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