Many would argue that income disparity, in moderation, is an acceptable side effect of capitalism. However, the steadily increasing income disparity begs the question: what is in moderation? Should there be social and economic structures in place to insure that income disparity does not exceed a certain level? What impact does income inequality have on the lower and middle class?
The Global Switchboard Service Academy provides student leaders with the opportunity and tools to engage in meaningful community based service. Students will participate in training and have the opportunity to design and implement a service project. Participation is free, but by application only. Applications are due September 30, 2015.
While the circumstances and specifics change the US projection of military power is nothing new and neither is the controversy surrounding it. What is the US’s responsibility to the rest of the world? Is the US military a force for global good? When standing for “freedom, justice and dignity,” must the US’s motives be free of self-interest?
The Global Switchboard Service Academy provides student leaders with the opportunity and tools to engage in meaningful community based service. Students will participate in training and have the opportunity to design and implement a service project.
Our monthly community discussion series creates conversations based in international peace and human rights, joining together both local experts and members of the community for a dialogue about the global issues that are challenging our society.
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A combination of empowerment and leadership, Student Empowership is a free one-day conference focuses on providing high school and college students with concrete, skills-based training on how to become active in either student or community based organizations.