One-Time Projects and Initiatives

One-Time Projects and Initiatives


One-time Projects and Initiatives provide UConn students with the perfect opportunity to get exposure to major change-makers in our local communities through supporting the missions of these impactful organizations. Student participants should expect virtual or in-person service opportunities, found on our UConntact page.

Email uconn.co.projects@gmail.com with any questions regarding One-Time Projects and Initiatives.

 

Dialogue Initiatives


We invite you to come share your perspective and learn about hot topics of today! Dialogues Initiatives provides exposure to the experiences and perspectives of people on both sides of an issue through careful education and interactive deliberation. Each of our dialogues will attempt to educate on  topical issue that affect our society. In the past we have tackled issues diverse as consent laws, child poverty, transgender identities, sexual assault on campus, homelessness, and psychological health. For more information regarding upcoming topics of discussion or how to get involved within this organization, please visit here.

Campus Wide Service Initiatives


Campus Wide Service Initiatives are large-scale events hosted in partnership with community partners, commonly known as Day of Caring, MLK Day of Service, and Give and Go. These events allow for large numbers of participants and may contain a variety of different volunteers tasks.  It aims to reach as many UConn students and faculty as possible while serving the community in effective ways, such as youth literacy development or political activism and awareness! Events for the Fall semester included Day of Caring and an MLK mural community paint day with more events to come! The spring semester will start with MLK Day of Service with more events to be posted.

Feel free to reach out to uconn.co.initiatives@gmail.com with any questions or requests to help out! 

 

Community Service Days


Community Service Days (CSDs) are one-time volunteer opportunities that are coordinated in partnership with many surrounding community organizations. Typically, CSD events occur on weekends throughout the semester, all transportation provided. Event pick-ups and drop-offs occur outside of People’s United Bank on the side of the UConn Bookstore. Service opportunities are primarily outdoor events that follow COVID-19 safety guidelines.  You can learn more about our service opportunities and sign up on our UConntact page.

If you would like to reserve an event for your organization you can email the address below.

If you are looking to become more involved with CSD, consider applying to be a Team Leader using this form! Please email uconn.co.csd@gmail.com for more information or any questions! 

If you require an accommodation to participate in any Community Outreach event, please contact Mya Johnson at mlj20004work@uconn.edu at least five days prior to the event.