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Arts CARES 2015

Tue., Feb. 17, 2015 8:00 a.m. - Fri., Feb. 20, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Location: In various locations around Regina

Arts CARES is open to any Faculty of Arts student and any U of R student registered in a participating class. Those who volunteer provide 15 hours of service to a number of community-based organizations in Regina from February 17 to 20 (each morning and all day Wednesday). They are hosted at the same organization all week and can help with the organization's regular programs and services or work on a special project.

After the morning work, all students gather for lunch (provided free of charge) and participate in interactive workshops in the afternoons. These workshops are an opportunity for them to learn from other students, reflect upon their experiences, and explore how what they learned they could be applied to other areas of their lives. 

Participating classes

The following courses will be participating in Arts CARES 2015:

  • Geography 222 (Global Economy, Local Lives) - Emily Eaton
  • Geography 326 (Environmental and Resource Management) - Emily Eaton
  • Interdisciplinary Studies 101 (Contemporary Issues) - Mary Vetter
  • Interdisciplinary Studies 290AA (Non-Profits) - Gloria Desantis
  • Justice Studies 384 (Advocacy Strategies and Skills) - Michelle Stewart
  • Political Science 230 (Canadian Politics) - Tom McIntosh
  • Sociology 208 (Inequality and Social Justice) - Margot Hurlbert
  • Women's and Gender Studies 100 (Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies) - Claire Carter
  • Women's and Gender Studies 301 (Women and Health) - Claire Carter

Participating organizations

Participants will volunteer with the following organizations in Arts CARES 2015:

  • AIDS Program South Saskatchewan
  • All Nations Hope AIDS Network 
  • Amnesty International 
  • Briarpatch Magazine 
  • Carmichael Outreach 
  • Cosmopolitan Learning Centre 
  • Facilities Management - U of R 
  • Ignite Learning 
  • Lifelong Learning Centre 
  • Museums Association of Saskatchewan 
  • Nature Regina 
  • Nature Saskatchewan 
  • North Central Community Association
  • Planned Parenthood
  • REACH (Regina Education & Action on Child Hunger)
  • Regina Open Door Society - English as an Additional Language Class
  • Regina Public Interest Research Group
  • Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation
  • Salvation Army
  • Saskatchewan Federation of Labour
  • SEARCH - Student Energy in Action for Regina Community Health
  • Sofia House
  • Street Culture Kidz
  • U of R Women's Centre