Web Ignited

Web Ignited is an internet activism program where underrepresented high school students become effective advocates for issues in their communities. The Web Ignited team will facilitate weekly activities and discussions for high school students from area schools. Students will learn to identify community issues and how to conduct effective online research.

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AthLeaders

AthLeaders is a program in which high school senior girls on the field hockey team teach middle school girls lessons to increase the participants’ confidence. This is achieved through the fun and casual format of field hockey. The Athleaders team will host five camp sessions during the semester with themes such as Goal-Setting & Risk

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The Big Event

The Big Event is a one-day, student-run service event on Martine Luther King Jr. Day that brings Duke students and staff together to deliver high impact service to the Durham Community. This team aims to make MLK Day “a day on, not a day off” at Duke and provide a meaningful civic engagement experience for

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CareConnect

CareConnect’s mission is to connect students struggling with mental illness to resources and support by increasing awareness and reducing stigma within affinity groups. The team created a mental health educational presentation and a printed manual groups can use to implement the program. They also established a partnership with CAPS to facilitate training and expand CareConnect

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Let's Dance Durham

Through volunteer-based partnerships with university dance programs, college student-dancers volunteer to provide local public schools that are burdened with insufficient budgets for the arts an age-appropriate education in a variety of dance styles. Let’s Dance Durham provides elementary public school children in Durham with a brief but comprehensive understanding of different forms of dance (i.e.

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Bull City APPetite

Bon APPétit is a mobile app that aims to reduce food waste and insecurity in The Research Triangle area. This app will provide a platform that connects individuals and organizations with excess food with individuals who need food or group who can repurpose the food that would otherwise go to waste. The app will feature

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The Girls’ Club

The Girls’ Club is a social outlet and supportive group for at-risk girls, ages 11-15 that live in predominantly minority Durham communities.  The club meets in community centers, is led by Duke women, and provides weekly mentoring, seminars, and field trips during the academic year. The Girls’ Club is supported by Duke’s Office of Community

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