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180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States

July 2016

Global Gap Year Fellowship Camp

July 8, 2016 - July 23, 2016
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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For two weeks, the incoming cohort of Global Gap Year Fellows will live at UNC and take part in workshops on a variety of relevant topics, from the ethics of documenting others to how to plan a coherent gap year.

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August 2016

Campus Y Open House

August 24, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Join the us in front of the Campus Y for free Ben and Jerry's and a chance to learn about all 30 of the Y's student-led committees! A representative from each committee will be present to give you information about what their organization does, and how you can get involved!

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September 2016

Campus Y Fall Retreat

September 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - September 10, 2016 @ 11:00 am
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Every year, the Campus Y cabinet gets together in the Fall to discuss their work and their role in the Y for the coming year. This year, we will focus on building cabinet knowledge surrounding the issues of mass incarceration, gentrification in the Northside Community, and voting rights.  

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Teach-in Tuesdays: Money in Politics

September 20, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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  The Campus Y, in partnership with NCPIRG and Democracy NC, will be hosting a teach-in series throughout the first semester called "Teach-in Tuesdays" in which we discuss relevant topics surrounding November elections. In our first event, we will explore the topic of funding in elections, specifically looking at campaign funding laws in North Carolina, and analyzing funding sources for local, state, and national candidates. Light refreshments will be provided!

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Workshop: LinkedIn for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

September 21, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Walk away from this interactive session with a LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Designed for innovators and entreprenuers, this workshop will help you maximize LinkedIn as a platform for articulating your passion and showcasing your experience. Facilitator Jonathan Adams from UNC's University Career Services will explore the platform's latest updates and give special attention to the profile section, media attachements, referrals, and alumni networks. Bonus: Our fingers are crossed for a professional photographer on site to snap professional profile pictures;…

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October 2016

Elections 2016 Workshop

October 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Cheryl Ellis, Special Campaigns Coordinator for Democracy NC, will hold an Elections 2016  workshop Monday, October 3, from 6-7:45pm in the Anne Queen Lounge.  The workshop will include information about voting rights and voter suppression, discuss the logistics of the 2016 election including registration, early voting, and same day registration.  It will also provide information re how to research the candidates and their platforms in order to be an informed voter, and how to stay active after the elections.  Democracy North…

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Sonder Sell Day

October 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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The Sonder Market is UNC's student-run local food co-op. We sell local produce and value-added goods to increase the accessibility of local, healthy food to member of the UNC community. This is our first sell day of the semester, so come stop by the Campus Y Courtyard!

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Today’s Politics Tomorrow’s Policies

October 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Come learn about what each of our two major political party candidates have to say about immigration. Is Donald Trump's immigration policy more than just a wall? Is Hilary Clinton going to keep her promise to not break families apart? Location: Campus Y, Anne Queen Lounge Day: Wednesday, October 12 Time: 5 pm

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Info Session on Careers in Community Organizing

October 25, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States

The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will be on campus on Tuesday, October 25 at 6 pm in the Anne Queen Lounge at the Campus Y to discuss careers in community organizing with UNC students and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice. RSVP at www.thedartcenter.org/unc DART hires and trains organizers to build organizations that have successfully addressed issues including: * Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline * Reining in predatory lending practices *…

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November 2016

Showcase + Info Session: Global Engagement Fellowship

November 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States

Do you want up to $2500 to conduct a social justice project abroad this summer? Come out the the Anne Queen lounge of the Campus Y to learn more about the Global Engagement Fellowship, a grant housed in the Campus Y that supports international summer experiences for undergraduate and graduate students. GEF recipients from this past summer will talk about their projects, ranging from community health initiatives to women's empowerment jewelry co-ops. Learn more about the GEF: https://campusy.unc.edu/global-engagement-fellowship/

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HYPE Semester Event

November 11, 2016 - November 12, 2016
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States

HYPE's semester event brings young students to campus for fun, games, and learning opportunities. This year, the semester event will have a STEM focus and include visits and the planetarium and chemistry experiments.

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December 2016

Out Loud with Advocates

December 1, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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“Out Loud,” hosted by Advocates for Carolina and sponsored by Accessibility Resources and Services (ARS), is a mixed format spoken word and performance event for students to share their experiences surrounding identity and inclusion. While a focus of this event is disability and accessibility, we welcome all acts and performances promoting a theme of inclusion. The event will take place on Thursday, December 1st at 7:30pm in the Anne Queen Lounge of the Campus Y. All of us know what…

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January 2017

HYPE Interest Meeting

January 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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HYPE (Helping Youth by Providing Enrichment) is a UNC Campus Y organization that aims to educate and empower elementary students in the Chapel Hill area. We work closely with four local community centers by tutoring from 2:45-5:00pm every weekday. Tutors may choose to tutor as many days as they are available! HYPE is a great way to get involved with a UNC community that has a passionate and dedicated heart for children. Join us on Tuesday to learn more about…

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Nourish Summer Internship Interest Meeting

January 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Nourish-UNC has partnered with Mountains of Hope Children's Ministries in Uganda again and we are bringing you an exciting new internship opportunity abroad this summer! Those interested in sustainable health or nutrition education are encouraged to check us out. This meeting will be in the Campus Y Conference Room! Applications will be due Jan 20th!

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TWB Interest Meeting

January 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Are you interested in digital literacy and creating access to knowledge, education, and technology? Do you have basic computer skills like Google, email, and building a resume? Apply to be a Technology Without Borders mentor! We'll have a meeting to go over our semester plans and how you can get involved (and did I mention FREE PIZZA???) Feel free to contact us at technologywithoutborders@gmail.com if you have any questions! To apply, fill out the form at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1jeoZvDVgnO8pD8YFtmQPuO2IwTJHP81zhxnG8X164mo/ If you're a…

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How to Keep Going When Change isn’t Happening

January 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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There are times in social movements when change seems stagnant or reversed. As activists and allies, we must resist the urge to give up on the issues that plague our society. Come hear how students, leaders, and activists persevere through discouraging times. From racism to LGBTQ rights to environmental activism, leaders from various social movements will share what they do, how you can get involved, and how we all can keep the faith. This event is sponsored by the Black…

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CEF Spring 2017 Advocate Fellow Interest Meeting

January 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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#cefchapelhill is recruiting Advocate Fellows who will work with CEF Members to engage in community and pursue greater employment, housing, and financial well-being. Interest Meeting: Wed. Jan. 25 from 6-7PM UNC, Campus Y Room 103 Applications: due January 29 at 11:59 PM http://tinyurl.com/CEFAdvocateFellowApplication Questions? Email andrec@communityempowermentfund.org

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Spring Open House

January 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Didn't get a chance to work with Y committees last semester? Not to worry, come see the Y's 30+ committees on Wednesday, January 25th from 4-6pm. You can sign up for listservs, find out when our committees will be meeting this semester, and enjoy snacks and hot chocolate!

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YFund Pitch Day

January 27, 2017 - January 28, 2017
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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The YFund provides funding for social justice initiatives within the Campus Y and on UNC’s campus as a whole. The goals of the YFund are to maintain a double bottom line of fiscal value and social justice impact; teach important skills to student applicants and students involved in the selection process; and ensure fiscal responsibility within the Y. The YFund aims to fund new initiatives that meet the following eight criteria: Social justice impact – Does this project fit the…

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Global Engagement Showcase

January 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Come to the Y's Global Engagement Fair to learn from students who have travelled abroad! There will be opportunities to learn about research, studying, and working abroad. And did we mention there will be food? Hope to see you there! Featuring a guest speaker at 12. If you're interested in global opportunities, you won't want to miss this awesome opportunity!

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February 2017

Campus Y Co-Presidents Forum

February 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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All Campus Y members are invited to the Campus Y Co-presidents forum, where both candidate pairs will discuss their ideas and visions for the Co-presidency. This is a great way to learn what the candidates stand for before you cast your vote on February 7th! Bring your questions too, because there will be time for you to ask them at the end!

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Sonder’s First Sell Week

February 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - February 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Get ready for FOUR DAYS of Sonder selling produce! 3-5, Monday-Thursday come see us and our veggies. Stay tuned for what exactly those veggies will be!

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Feminist Friday: Political Climates and Self-Care

February 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Join CAGE for our February Feminist Friday where we will be discussing the current political climate and focus on ways to practice self-care amidst all of the chaos! Professor Ruth Salvaggio, currently teaching a class on feminist literary theory, will be present to help guide our conversation and give her thoughts on what all is going on! Bring all of your friends and all of your thoughts, we can't wait to see you there! P.S. There will be tea and…

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To Immigrants With Love

February 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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SUIE is partnering with FWD.us in the #ToImmigrantsWithLove campaign. Come show your love for immigrants by writing a postcard to show them that you care. Because Immigrants make America great. ♥ ♥ ♥ This event will be in the Campus Y in room 208.

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March 2017

Non Profit Industrial Complex Teach-in

March 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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"We have to remember that the purpose of our work is liberation, not the longevity of the organization." - Ruth Wilson Gilmore As we strive towards social justice, we must engage in on-going critical reflection to ensure that our work is truly in the service of liberation. However, there are many non-profits who prioritize resourcing their organizations over working themselves out of a job. Join us as we critically evaluate non-profit funding, programs, and administration through a radical lens in…

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CAGE Donut Fundraiser

March 8, 2017 @ 4:00 am - 8:30 am
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Come get some Krispy Kreme donuts & make a donation to CAGE so we can keep fighting that good intersectional feminist fight!

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Pie Day Bake-Off

March 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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READY. SET. BAKE. Join us for Sonder's First Annual Post Pie Day Bake Off On March 22nd, we will be gathering to determine the best pie in Chapel Hill in a fundraiser benefiting Transplanting Traditions. Transplanting Traditions Community Farm is a non-profit educational farm that seeks to address the challenges of food insecurity, healthy food access and economic well being inequity in the refugee and immigrant community. The farm provides a cultural community space for families to come together, build…

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Health Fair

March 27, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Do you want to learn more about various health-related groups from the Chapel Hill community? Would you like to speak with a chiropractor or learn more about mental health? Do you like Insomnia Cookies? Well we've got the event for you! Come out to a Health Fair on Monday, March 27th in the Campus Y Courtyard! This Health Fair is hosted by Health Focus, the Campus Y Committee dedicated to raising awareness about certain public health issues. There will be…

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Boot the Braids with The Coalition of Immokalee Workers

March 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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The Coalition of Immokalee Workers' (CIW) Fair Food Program has eliminated modern-day slavery and sexual violence, improved farmworker wages and guaranteed basic protections for tens of thousands of workers. Rather than take part in these unprecedented human rights advances in U.S. agriculture, Wendy's ran away from responsibility and abandoned the Florida Tomato Industry altogether. This event, which takes place after the Boot the Braids March, seeks to educate students and organizations about CIW, the Fair Food Program, and how to…

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Visual Planning for Non-Profits & Organizations

March 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Why is visual consistency a critical component of an organization’s brand? Join us as we examine case studies from UNC and the greater community to discuss how to develop and use consistent graphics to tell an organization’s brand story. This event will take place in the Anne Queen Lounge of the Campus Y. In partnership with CUBE Social Innovation Incubator, The Lab @ Carolina Union, and Bonner Leadership Program

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The Naked Truth: Media Literacy Workshop

March 31, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Please join the Carolina Women’s Center and CAGE for The Naked Truth, a feminist media literacy workshop. This workshop will explore the connection between sexist images in the media and gender-based violence. This semester, the workshop will have an intersectional approach as we discuss the ways that women of color are disproportionately affected by these issues. The event will include a brief presentation and an engaging discussion.

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YFund Pitch Day

March 31, 2017 - April 1, 2017
Campus Y, 180 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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The YFund provides funding for social justice initiatives within the Campus Y and on UNC’s campus as a whole. The goals of the YFund are to maintain a double bottom line of fiscal value and social justice impact; teach important skills to student applicants and students involved in the selection process; and ensure fiscal responsibility within the Y. The YFund aims to fund new initiatives that meet the following eight criteria: Social justice impact – Does this project fit the…

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