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Links and Resources

“Service is the rent that each of us pays for living.”
-Mariam Wright Edelman

URI Resources:
Campus Life
Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies
Center for Student Leadership Development
Feinstein Center for a Hunger Free America
Multicultural Center
Office of Internships & Experiential Education
University College
URI Chaplains Association (Offers Alternative Spring Break opportunity)
URI Hillel (Offers Alternative Spring Break opportunity)
Women’s Center (Offers Alternative Spring Break opportunity)

Civic Engagement: Stay informed!
Below are some resources to get informed and engaged in our democracy (and register to vote). Make sure your voice in heard!
RI Board of Elections
Service Vote
Rock the Vote

What does the future hold? Careers for the Common Good
Careers for the Common Good are socially responsible professions that benefit the greater good of society.

Online Resources to become inspired, engaged and active:
CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
Echoing Green
The Foundation for a Better Life
Good Magazine
Human Rights Watch
Idealist
National Coalition for the Homeless
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
National Student Campaign Against Hunger & Homelessness
Oxfam America
Tolerance.org
United States Student Association
Youth Noise

Great Books (These and MANY others are accessible in the Clearinghouse for Volunteers):
Be the Change! Change the World. Change Yourself. Edited by Michelle Nunn
Be Bold: Create a career with impact. By Cheryl L Dorsey & Lara Galinsky (www.bebold.org)
Our Time is Now: Young people changing the world. By Sheila Kinkade & Christina Macy

 

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