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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.

Allied Students for Recovery (NYC): is 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. (OrgSync | Facebook)

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 for details. (OrgSync | Facebook | Twitter)

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. (OrgSync | 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 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 for more information. (OrgSync)

Pace 4 Kids Dance Marathon (PLV) is 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. (OrgSync | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

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)

Political Science Association (PLV): 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. (OrgSync)

Profashionals (NYC): provides a forum for education, practice development, guidance, and advocacy of the best business practices in the fashion industry. In their inaugural year last year, they brought you the Dress for Success networking event featuring CollegeFashionista and “The Intern Queen” Lauren Berger, business card workshops, and much more! (OrgSync | Facebook | Instagram)

Students for Justice in Palestine (NYC and PLV): SJP, which exists on multiple campuses across America, strives to educate and advocate for ongoing Palestinian issues. (OrgSync | Facebook | Twitter)

Students Supporting Israel at Pace University (NYC): 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. (OrgSync | Facebook)

UN Women’s HeForShe movement (NYC): is 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. (OrgSync | Facebook)

Is your organization missing from this list? E-mail us!