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Student Leadership and Service (SLS)

Sustained Service-Learning

In pursuit of the SLS mission, the Sustained Service-Learning program provides students with meaningful engagement opportunities that build relationships and yield positive results for all stakeholders, especially community partners. 

Books to Prisoners

Portland books to Prisoners is a volunteer run, donation based organization that provides free reading materials to incarcerated individuals.

WHEN: TBD
WHERE: TBD
TRANSPORTATION: Provided by SLS staff

For more information, email Sarit Cahana (saritcahana@lclark.edu) or Maya Khavary (mayakhavary@lclark.edu)

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Hacienda CDC

Hacienda CDC is a Latino community development corporation that provides affordable housing, homeownership support, economic advancement, and educational opportunities for community members. Lewis & Clark students work with the after school homework club, tutoring young K-4 students and facilitating activities like athletic games and art projects.

WHEN: a weekday afternoon to be determined
WHERE: Northeast Portland
TRANSPORTATION: Provided by SLS staff

For more information, email Hope Smothers (hopesmothers@lclark.edu)

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Race Talks: United to Break the Chains of Racism

Race Talks’ mission is to support interracial and cross-cultural communication and relationships through the development of sensitivity and understanding, and social justice activism supported by educational panels / or films, good food, and great discussions.

WHEN: second Tuesday of every month
TRANSPORTATION: Provided by SLS staff

For more information, email Sarit Cahana (saritcahana@lclark.edu) or Maya Khavary (mayakhavary@lclark.edu)

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Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC)

Students learn about and support SMYRC’s work through cleaning and organization projects as well as meal preparation and service.

WHEN: Fridays, 3:15pm - 7:30pm
WHERE: Downtown Portland
TRANSPORTATION: Provided by SLS staff

For more information, email Fabi Rodriguez (fabiola@lclark.edu) or Gabe Huerta (gabehuerta@lclark.edu)

students serve and learn at Portland's Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC) a...