Public Service & Government Community

Join USDA's Office of Community Food Systems!

Laura Alexander – May 3rd, 2017

The USDA Food and Nutrition Service’s (FNS) Office of Community Food Systems (OCFS) helps child nutrition program operators incorporate local foods in the National School Lunch Program and its associated programs, as well as the Summer Food Service Program and Child and Adult Care Food Program. OCFS accomplishes this through grant making, training and technical assistance and research.

Opportunities with Miami Workers Center

Halley Trinh – May 3rd, 2017

Join the fight against inequality, poverty, racism, and sexism in the South! Unese a la lucha contra la desigualdad, pobreza, racismo, y sexismo en el Sur! Miami Workers Center (MWC) is recruiting interns and community organizers to assist in its growing domestic worker organizing and advocacy program.

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Sustain-a-Pitch Night.

Christie Julien – April 10th, 2017

Looking for funding for your project? Green Grounds, UVA Sustainability, the Minority Rights Coalition, and Hackcville are hosting the second annual SustainaPitch Night: Social Justice Edition on Thursday, April 20th from 5:30-7:00 PM at Open Grounds (located across the street from Boylan Heights). Free Mellow Mushroom will be provided. The event will consist of pitches for projects that explore environmental and equitable themes from students, CIOs, faculty, and staff.

Take Back The Night By Hacking!

Christie Julien – April 5th, 2017

Women in Computing Sciences and Take Back the Night are co-hosting a Hackathon from April 22nd - 23rd.   The goal is to create hacks preventing sexual assault and violence. It will start at 9am in Rice Hall in the Common Area on the first floor. Everyone from the UVA community is welcome to attend to meet new people, develop new skills, and create hacks to prevent sexual assault. No prior experience or skills necessary! All you need is a computer, a sleeping bag, and a few ideas! There will be food, prizes, and fun!