In This Issue...
- CVC Homelessness Awareness Month Continues
- Student Advisory Board Application Deadline This Friday
- Accepting Applications for Lovejoy Summer Internships in Journalism
- Upcoming Public Lectures
- In The Community
CVC Homeless Awareness Month Continues
Heading into the third week of Homelessness Awareness Month, the CVC is excited to report that they are over halfway to their goal of $10,000 to support the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter, as part of the MMHS's "Breaking Ground, Rebuilding Lives" campaign. MMHS is in the process of raising $2.8 million to fund the construction of and cost of operating the new shelter. This weekend, $500 was raised at the Timeflies Concert through a joint effort between CVC and SGA.
The CVC will continue to sell campaign T-shirts and collect donations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Pulver this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Events this week include:
Meet the Faces Behind the Campaign: Betty Palmer (Executive Director of the MMHS)
Wednesday, November 16
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pulver Pavilion, Cotter Union
Realities of Youth Homelessness in Maine - Panel Discussion
Thursday, November 17
Diamond Building, Room 122
Campaign T-shirt Day: Show your support by wearing your T-shirt TODAY!
Friday, November 18
You can also support the campaign by making a contribution online.
Student Advisory Board Application Deadline This Friday
The Goldfarb Center is currently accepting new applications for the Student Advisory Board. Students who are interested in becoming more directly involved in the events of the Center, including taking a lead role in organizing these events, are encouraged to apply. The application process is rolling (one review of applications was completed in late October) with a final deadline this semester of Friday, November 18th. Please submit your application online. All applicants will be notified of decisions by December 1.
Accepting Applications for Lovejoy Summer Internships in Journalism
The Goldfarb Center is pleased to announce that a fourth and final round of grants for summer internships with newspapers and other media outlets is be available, made possible by the Knight Foundation. The deadline to apply for summer 2012 is Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. Click here for more information on the internship program including application guidelines.
Upcoming Public Lectures
CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in Diamond 122
Realities of Youth Homeless in Maine - Sponsored by the CVC
Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in Diamond 122
In The Community
REM Forum on Youth Homelessness
Tuesday, November 15, at 8 a.m.
REM Center, 93 Main Street, Waterville
If you are unable to attend Thursday evening's panel discussion at Colby on youth homelessness, consider attending this meeting instead, which is a follow up to a forum on homeless youth that took place in October. Please review the posts below with information on the October Forum and the "next steps" that will be discussed on Tuesday.
Consolidation of Community Input (from October forum)
(Amy Calder, Morning Sentinel)