SASP Acts for Justice

SASP Acts for Justice

SASP Acts for JusticeOctober 14–November 19: With a focus on issues of hunger and food waste, SASP Acts of Justice fall 2015 events are designed to extend your learning from the classroom to the community by awareness-raising, civic engagement and acts of service. Check out the calendar of events!

Get Involved!

Make a difference
It feels good to help other people. Volunteering allows you to get involved with a cause and to impact your community in a positive way.

Connect with others
Build a social network with people who share your interests. Be part of a team and meet new people of all different backgrounds and perspectives.

Learn about your skills
Volunteering helps you identify what you're good at, learn new skills and improve the skills you already have.

Gain experience outside the classroom
Volunteering takes what you learn in the classroom to the next level. It allows you to apply concepts from class to real world experiences.

Develop your resume
Volunteering allows you to add work-related experience to your resume. In addition, if you're thinking about graduate school, volunteering may set you apart from other candidates.

Get Informed!

Hunger, Food Waste and Nutrition:
Hunger, Food Waste and Nutrition | Get Informed

Hunger in America:
Hunger in America

What the world Eats:
What the world Eats

John Oliver clips:

Bill Moyers:

Calendar of Events download icon

10/14
Student Academic Success Programs Acts for Justice Kickoff, L.63 NB
Join us to kick off the SASP Acts for Justice initiative with a short film screening and panel exploring issues of hunger and food waste.

10/14–11/5
Get involved now! Student Academic Success Programs Acts for Justice Food Drive, New Building Atrium & the Peer Office, L2.74
SASP is partnering the Food Bank for New York City to collect food donations for New Yorkers in need. Act for food justice by donating a bag of nutritious food to the drive. Our goal is a 1000 pound donation!

10/19—10/23
Student Academic Success Programs Magnetizing Justice, New Building Atrium
Stop by to create a magnet or pin that highlights an issue of justice that is important to you.

11/2–11/5
Student Academic Success Programs Justice Team Up
First Year Seminar students and their peer mentors will work together to develop their own advocacy plans, including volunteering at food action events in NYC and raising awareness about justice issues by creating a poster for the fall Showcase.

11/10
Community Outreach and Service Learning, New York Cares Info Session/Orientation, L.72.23NB 6:00-7:00pm
Students can attend this orientation so that they may volunteer at any of the upcoming New York Cares events and service projects.

11/17
Community Outreach and Service Learning, Hunger Awareness Week, "A Place at the Table" Documentary Screening
50 Million Americans—1 in 4 children—don't know where their next meal is coming from. A Place at the Table tells the powerful stories of three such Americans, who maintain their dignity even as they struggle just to eat.
**Pre-registration required. E-mail communityoutreach@jjay.cuny.edu to sign up.

11/19
Community Outreach and Service Learning, 6th Annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet, East End Cafeteria 6:00pm
At an Oxfam America Hunger Banquet, the place where you sit, and the meal that you eat, are determined by the luck of the draw—just as in real life some of us are born into relative prosperity and others into poverty.
**Pre-registration required. E-mail communityoutreach@jjay.cuny.edu to sign up.