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Homes for All Nashville is looking for volunteers

May. 4, 2018—Homes for All Nashville is a grassroots organization dedicated to building and supporting tenant unions and fighting displacement. Read more about the organization here . They have three roles people could plug into–tenant union advocate, researcher, and outreach coordinator–they are open to working individually with students to find their best fit. Click Here for more detailed descriptions....

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The Women’s Center is looking for interns

May. 2, 2018—The Women’s Center is currently looking for interns for their newest internship program, The Body Project. This program focuses on challenging harmful body ideals and will be an incredible opportunity for students interested in fighting these problematic understandings of beauty. They are looking for peer educators to lead sessions on challenging harmful body image ideals...

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DIVE Applications for Fall 2018 Are Now Open!

Mar. 30, 2018—  Local OACS DIVE Programs – Applications Now Open Explore | Act | Reflect | Design Applications for the Local OACS DIVE (Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience)programs are now live! The Fall 2018 cohorts will learn about and engage with the following topics: Affordable Housing Food Waste and Food Deserts Refugee Resettlement in Nashville Local...

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DIVE Closing Celebration!

Mar. 30, 2018—All Vanderbilt students, staff, faculty, and administrators are welcome to the Local OACS DIVE Closing Celebration. Join us on Thursday, April 19th at 6:30pm in the Commons Multipurpose Room for light appetizers and refreshments as students in the Refugee Resettlement cohort share the design projects they have been working on all semester. Come meet our...

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MLK Joint Day of Service

Mar. 26, 2018—MLK Joint Day of Service on Saturday, April 7 Please join in honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, April 7. Volunteers will gather at Fisk’s historic chapel where Dr. King spoke when he visited campus, before dividing into groups and going to the service projects.  All will assemble...

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Local OACS DIVE: Refugee Resettlement Update

Dec. 18, 2017—  Seminar 4 The DIVE cohort were joined by Ruben De Peña, EL Family and Community Liaison with Metro Nashville Public Schools, and Rachel Haltinwanger and Hannah Hollaha, teachers in the SIFE (Students with Interrupted Formal Education) program at McMurray Middle School. Ruben, Hannah, and Rachel spoke to the specific challenges that refugee youth and...

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