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Be the Match Addresses Health Disparities

Be The Match - UChicago aims to sign up as many students, faculty, and Chicagoans to the National Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Registry. With each new potential life-saver who registers, they increase awareness for blood cancers/illnesses like leukemia/sickle cell anemia and help to address health disparities in the Registry.

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MAPSCorps Delivers STEM Programming 

UCSC is excited to be partnering for its fifth year with MAPSCorps, a summer community asset mapping internship program for university students and local high school students. MAPSCorps employs and delivers STEM and health-focused programming to local high school youth who map existing resources in a given area. Working in teams, MAPSCorps participants walk every block of South and West Side communities, observing, collecting, and analyzing data about all public-facing businesses and organizations.

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Summer Links Program Launches Next Month

UCSC’s Summer Links 10-week social justice education and internship program will launch on June 27 with a diverse cohort of undergraduates eager to explore a wide range of social justice issues and Chicago neighborhoods. Students are matched at either a nonprofit, government agency, or business with a corporate social responsibility unit.

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Rebuild Foundation Tour

The tour will include an exploration of Rebuild’s newest site, the Stony Island Arts Bank, with a brief history of the Foundation and the Stony Island Arts Bank project and its collections, including the Johnson Publishing Library, Frankie Knuckles records, and current exhibitions.

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