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OACS Welcome Back Open House!

Aug. 22, 2018—OACS would like to welcome back our students by having an Open House on September 14th from 1-3. Students and staff are all welcome to join us as we celebrate the beginning of another great school year!

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NICE Internships

Aug. 21, 2018—The Nashville International Center for Empowerment still has fall openings for development interns this fall! NICE works to ensure that refugees and immigrants achieve their full potential now and for generations to come. Interns work closely with the Director of Development and Communications and other Development staff to raise awareness, solicit funds, and increase volunteer...

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OACS Service Organization Fair SAVE THE DATE!

Jul. 30, 2018—Click here to register for the OACS Service Organization Fair by Friday, September 14  

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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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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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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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