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Service in Action Photo Competition

Service in Action Photo Competition creates a public venue for college students throughout the region to creatively express their commitment to civic engagement and be recognized for their service efforts.  This competition is open to all civically-engaged students from CCMW member and partner instiutions, including AmeriCorps members actively enrolled in Compact Service Corps

Selected by public as the first place winner, Elizabeth Weaver’s compelling image “Helping Hands” garnered a majority of the public votes and drew immense support. As a student at Regis University, Elizabeth traveled to Kenscof, Haiti to work with Chances for Children’s crechè. In the winning picture, a fence is under construction to enclose the children’s play area and provide safety from asteep hillside. The category selected for this photo is Youth Changing the World.

Service in Action
Elizabeth Weaver
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

SPOTLIGHT ON ENGAGEMENT

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
----Viktor Frankl

From the podium situated at the front of the room to the tables set up in uniform rows to the individuals sitting in identical chairs, speckled throughout, this classroom could be any college classroom across the country.  The stories that emanated from this little, plain room...