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Put Your Hands on New York (NYC)

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If you want to help make NYC even more pretty, join CCAR at New York Cares Day on April 12.

The Center for Community Action and Research invites you to join them in planting, mulching, composting, painting, and more at New York Cares Day Spring 2014!

On Saturday, April 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., CCAR will be working together with New York Cares to improve our city. Roll up your sleeves and join more than 4,000 volunteers to clean up parks, community gardens, and public spaces throughout the city. Lunch and transportation will be provided.

Students, faculty, staff, and campus groups are invited to join the Pace team! To sign up, click here.

If you have any questions, contact the CCAR at (212) 346-1791 or

Also coming up: White Privilege: Historical Perspectives, 21st Century Manifestations on Tuesday, April 8, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Lecture Hall North in NYC. Mention the words “White Privilege” and contested debates will emerge. While some might consider these conversations to be divisive, they are nonetheless essential in order to gain an understanding on the history and manifestation of race and privilege. Join OMA and CCAR in a provocative interdisciplinary conversation with Pace faculty panelists including:

Ida Dupont, PhD
Reformatories, Prisons, or Chain Gangs: Why Race Matters for Girls

Lisa Miles, JD
White Privilege and the Fight Against Affirmative Action

Andrea Voyer, PhD
White Privilege and Welfare Policies

Darrin Porcher, EdD
To Serve and Protect: Privilege From Within Temptation