Best Buddies Making News

October 17, 2016

The Daily Tar Heel featured Campus Y committee Best Buddies today, highlighting the way the organization pairs volunteers with community members in one-on-one partnerships based on friendship. Since it’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it’s an especially good time to … Continued

Empty Bowls Returns to Chapel Hill

October 13, 2016

By Emory Nager The Campus Y Committee Tar Heel TABLE fights food insecurity in the local Chapel Hill/Carrboro community, working closely with TABLE NC, which helps provide local hungry children with food. TABLE is holding an event called Empty Bowls at Weaver Street Market … Continued

DTH Covers the Charlotte Protests

September 27, 2016

Charlotte continues to see scores of protestors flooding its streets following the death of Keith Lamont Scott as a result of a fatal gunshot wound from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Officer Brentley Vinson last week. Scott is the latest in a … Continued

Hunger Lunch Partners with So Good Pupusas

September 16, 2016

Hunger Lunch, held on Wednesdays at UNC, helps fund community development projects all over the world by Nourish-UNC, a student-run nonprofit dedicated to social justice. Now CUBE venture So Good Pupusas is providing the food. Read all about it here.

Mom, Can I Change My Flight?

September 2, 2016

The following blog was written by Aryana Bolourian, a rising Junior in the Bonner Leaders Program at the Campus Y.  Aryana works at the Teen Center as a Bonner; she is working with AISEC in Santiago Chile this summer through the Bonner International Summer of … Continued

CUBE Pitch Party Brings Social Venture Ideas to Life

September 2, 2016

On August 12, CUBE, Carolina’s social innovation incubator, held a pitch party to showcase the concepts behind its new cohort of social ventures. The pitch party, held at the Top of the Hill on Franklin St., was the culmination of … Continued

Mountains and Valleys Don’t Meet, But People Do

August 29, 2016

Michelle Hugo is a 2016 Global Engagement Fellow who spent the summer working with Northern Uganda Medical Mission (NUMEM) in Pader, Uganda There is a very common Acholi phrase that roughly translates to “mountains and valleys don’t meet, but rivers … Continued

Basic Humanity

August 29, 2016

Michelle Hugo is a Global Engagement Fellow who spent the summer of 2016 working with a medical mission in Pader, Uganda. Working with and for the Northern Uganda Medical Mission (NUMEM) and MGY has revealed some of the purest examples … Continued

It Takes a Village: Medical Training in Uganda

August 4, 2016

The following post was written by Nalini Peres-da-Silva, a Campus Y Global Engagement Fellow who has spent the past two months in Pader, Uganda, as a village health team worker. As I sit staring into the abyss of Northern Uganda … Continued