This past Friday, 165 Willamette students chose to spend their afternoons participating in service events across the Salem community, as a means of showing resistance to structural oppression. Groups of students volunteered at 13 organizations for 3 hours, which means that, all together, they contributed a total of 495 hours of service. Two organizations that … Continue reading January 20th Service Recap: MLK Into The Streets
We work in Community Service Learning especially for two working: first we made some plan as a Community Service Learning coordinator and second we are trying to be bridge between Community Service Learning and American Studies Program because we know about CSL’s activity and great point, also we want to give opportunity that they can … Continue reading Taku, Daisho, and Chihana: A Recap Of Their Time With The CSL Office
Student volunteers started their day with a trip to Salem’s Royal Oaks park. We teamed up with Salem City Parks Department to help maintain the park, work that ensures a safe and enjoyable place for local kids to spend time outdoors. We met up with a Salem city parks employee and he directed us to … Continue reading Oct. 29th Service Saturday Recap: Salem City Parks
I work in the Office of Community Service Learning in two capacities; first as a general coordinator and second as the head of Language in Motion (LiM is a program that allows students with international experience to share their culture and language knowledge with students in the Salem-Keizer School District.) My duties as CSL coordinator … Continue reading Olivia Orosco, Class of 2019: Student on Campus Job Spotlight
As I watch the 2nd presidential debate, I want to take a moment and suggest something to folks who are busy studying at Willamette. My experience at WU and after graduating, showed me that choosing to build relationship with people different from myself, was just as important as my choice to improve my own individual … Continue reading Marshall Curry ’13 Blog Series, Post 1: GET OUT AND VOTE!
If I’m being completely honest, I had never actually cared about community service until I joined SLS. I had done it plenty of times before. I had volunteered at the children’s library and walked dogs at the animal shelter and volunteered at the Boys and Girls Club of America, and at the end of each … Continue reading Emma Smoll, Class of 2020: Reflections on “Service, Leadership and Sustainability” Jump Start Trip.
Student volunteers braved the rain this Saturday, September 17th to help run a tomato tasting booth at the Salem Saturday Market. Local vendors at the market donated their tomatoes for market-goers to taste-test and vote on their top three favorites. The booth acted as a fun way to showcase all the various types of tomatoes … Continue reading Sept. 17th Service Saturday Recap: Salem Saturday Market