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Chicago Youth Philanthropy Group Helps High School Students Give Back to Local Community Organizations.

Finding enough funding can be difficult for any organization, whether it’s a registered student organization at the University of Chicago or a student group at a high school on the South Side. The Chicago Youth Philanthropy Group (CYPG), a CSRSO at UChicago, brings both of these issues together in a creative way to share the importance of philanthropy with teenagers from neighborhoods across the South Side, while also using creative methods to raise funding for their own goals.

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Near and Far, UChicago China Care's Impact Reaches Across the Globe

The purpose that a Community Service Recognized Student Organization (CSRSO) can have is typically concentrated on an international or local cause for maximum impact. China Care, however, is focused on serving the needs of orphaned Chinese children, both in China and in Chicago.

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Building Community Through Arts Programming at the Hyde Park Arts Center

Celebrating a milestone of 75 years of community connections through contemporary visual art, the Hyde Park Arts Center (HPAC) at 5020 S. Cornell Ave. boasts a variety of activities for a variety of interests.

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CSRSO Trainings Provide Additional Context and Support for Student Leaders

As a requirement for Community Service Recognized Student Organizations (CSRSOs), student leaders are asked to attend several workshops to strengthen their leadership and management abilities.

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Federal Work-Study Interns at Strive Tutoring Learn More than just Academic Lessons

When you open the door to the Strive Tutoring Center, you open the door to a place that’s more than just students sitting at their desks for a tutoring session.

On any given afternoon, the students inside Strive can be watching YouTube videos to review what they’ve learned about giraffes or cooking pancakes for a lesson on fractions with the assistance and mentorship of University of Chicago students.

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Seeds of Justice Program Alumni Branch Out and Apply What They Learn

Sometimes, the UCSC Seeds of Justice program can plant more than solely justice. It can sow the beginning of ideas, developing into creative and innovative solutions for social change.

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