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  • President Service Award
    President Service Awards recognize individuals and organizations within NYU that have had an extraordinary impact on the university and the community.
  • Nia Awards
    The Nia Awards recognize the achievements of members of the NYU community for promoting diversity and social justice.
  • SERVE! Commuter Service Program
    SERVE! is a one-year program designed for service-oriented commuter and off-campus students to participate in community service projects.
  • Strong Non Profits, Strong Communities
    NYU’s Office of Government and Community Affairs and Office of Civic Engagement host a free forum for local nonprofits to build strategies to weather the current economic climate.
  • NYU Supersizes it's Earth Week
    Earth Day 2011: NYU held more than two dozen events featuring ways to connect with your environment and your community, including panel discussions, volunteer opportunities, and film screenings.
  • Ireland House Informed Neighbor Series
    Informed Neighbor brings together organizations, local officials, and community members at NYU to provide information on projects and initiatives at the University that are pertinent for the community.
  • Marron Institute on Cities and the Urban Environment
    The Institute sponsors interdisciplinary research, develop curricular initiatives, provide an academic community and help cities around the world become more livable and sustainable.
  • PowerBridge NY
    PowerBridge NY helps investors and scientists turn their high-tech clean energy ideas into successful business.
  • NYU is a Tree Campus
    NYU is designated as a Tree Campus, a designation advanced by the Arbor Day Foundation.
  • Tots and Seniors: Creating Community Spaces on the Superblocks
    NYU is creating space for two local nonprofit groups in the University’s Washington Square Village complex: a new childcare facility and space to assist seniors.
  • NYUGreen Day of Service
    NYUGreen Day of Service saw sustainability-conscious student volunteers from NYU’s Sustainability Task helping to engage and connect New Yorkers with the waterfront region.
  • University Space Priority Working Group
    John Sexton accepts the recommendations of the University Space Priority Working Group.
  • NYU's Habitat for Humanity Club
    Habitat for Humanity aims to provide low-income families the benefits of affordable home ownership by building low-cost houses using volunteer labor and donated materials and funds.
  • NYU Volunteer Effort with Laundromat Project
    NYU students volunteer at the Laundromat Projects, a program which brings art, artists, and arts programming into laundromats and other everyday spaces.
  • NYU Service
    New York City is full of opportunities for sustained community engagement. NYU provides opportunities to serve NYC and all over the world through international service programs.
  • NYU Project OutReach Program
    Project OutReach is a five-day intensive orientation to community service for incoming service-minded first-year and transfer students at NYU.
  • NYU Teachers Without Borders Group 
    Teachers Without Borders serves to help close the global education divide through teacher professional development and community education in developing countries.
  • NYU Health Leads Program
    In partnership with providers in urban clinics, Health Leads’ volunteers connect low-income patients with the basic resources they need to be healthy.
  • Youth Mentorship Programs 
    'It Takes a Village' is an after school, predominantly Black, all-male middle school program located at KIPP Academy in Crown Heights, Brooklyn that focuses on the academic success of its students.
  • NYU Law School Immigrant Rights Project
    The Project goes to detention facilities in New Jersey to inform detainees about their rights.

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