The NYU Alternative Breaks program, provides countless benefits to both participants and the communities that student-volunteers serve.Read more »
CAS alums Deevee Kashi and Anthony Yoon designed an app to help students find community service opportunities that fit into busy schedules.Read more »
Alternative Breaks are notable for sending undergraduate students all over the world to participate in volunteer activities. However, it's debatable if Alternative Breaks provides a glorified form of volunteer tourism or if the program actually benefits communities in need.Read more »
Audrey Deng chopped wood at Calais and reflected on the self-congratulatory nature of volunteerism.Read more »
Three NYU students traveling to Berlin as part of a spring break service trip share their experiences volunteering with Syrian refugees.Read more »
CAS sophomore Selin Yurtsever who lived in Syria for five years shares her insight on the ongoing crisis.Read more »
Give back to the community with these volunteer opportunities.Read more »
List of ways to show your thankfulness regardless of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.Read more »
While life after Sandy is back to normal for the NYU community and much of lower Manhattan, hundreds of people are still without basic necessities. “It’s been very difficult,” said Alen Schlesinger, 62, a resident on 142nd Street in Rockaway, Queens, as he stood in his den, which was cluttered...
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Starting in 2015, a new state rule will require all New York state lawyers to perform 50 hours of pro bono work before receiving license to practice law in the state. The ruling, made by Jonathan Lippman, chief judge of the state of New York, will take effect for all first and second-year law students...