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Take the #LearnGiveChallenge
Take the #LearnGiveChallenge

April 30, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 public health crisis, it's more important than ever to come together and lift each other up. 

Through the #LearnGiveChallenge, we hope to highlight what people are learning while they practice safe social distancing at their homes, the innovative ways people are giving back to their community, and put a spotlight on nonprofits doing their part to help those affected by COVID-19.  

 Spread the word on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) and encourage your community to take part of the #LearnGiveChallenge to inspire others to give back during this time. 

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Unprecedented Times Call for Unprecedented Measures
Unprecedented Times Call for Unprecedented Measures

March 31, 2020

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has thrown a wrench into things (and a massive wrench at that). Individuals, regardless of their race, origin, age or gender, across the globe are being impacted by the novel virus. As of March 25, Wisconsin has had 585 confirmed cases. Thankfully, countless doctors, nurses, and first responders have demonstrated heroic sacrifices––they have given up time with loved ones, self-care, and their own personal safety to fight the disease. Their personal and professional sacrifices do not go unnoticed. 

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Philanthropy and Criminal Justice Reform
Philanthropy and Criminal Justice Reform

March 11, 2020

Criminal Justice Reform. This is the solution that collectively, the GW Arc Foundation, decided to work to address mass incarceration. Criminal justice reform is a very broad, overarching concept, so immediately after we chose this topic we knew that we had to narrow it down. This required research. Lots of research. Given that this project and course is part of the senior capstone for Human Services and Social Justice majors, we have spent years studying and understanding an array of social issues ranging from poverty to race relations. I have learned so much throughout my years in this major about inequity and different ways it can be addressed. Now this project is a real, tangible way for me to get involved and start to address this problem. 

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