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Center for Civic Justice pushes for more voter engagement at Stony Brook University

Maya Brown November 1, 2020
The Center for Civic Justice had a single mission before Nov. 3 — to get students to vote. The center provides services and support that empowers students to contribute to their community. Voting during elections allows students to do so. 
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG statement on nationwide police violence against the black community

Shaheer Khan June 15, 2020
USG does not tolerate and denounces all forms of racist rhetoric and behavior targeted towards black people. We must stand together and condemn racism, anti-blackness and white supremacy.
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New York voter registration papers distributed by Stony Brooks Vote Everywhere group in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook students face paperwork and confusion at the polls

Brianne Ledda and Alexander Bakirdan November 10, 2019
Stony Brook students faced confusion and extra paperwork when they tried to vote on campus on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Students who switched dorm buildings on campus since the last voting cycle were asked to fill out affidavits, worrying some that their votes wouldn’t count.
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New York voter registration papers distributed by Stony Brooks Vote Everywhere group in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook student honored with Hidden Hero Award

Samantha Robinson August 31, 2019
Recent Stony Brook alumna Yark Beyan was awarded the Hidden Hero Award by the Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) for her commitment to promoting civic engagement on June 22.
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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University: Jen Green, External Scholarships Fellowships Advisor in The Graduate School shows students donated business clothing to the Red Hot Career Closet and Mentoring Program.  PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHN GRIFFIN

Pilot program provides mentorship and attire for students seeking jobs

Maya Brown April 16, 2019
The Red Hot Career Closet and Mentoring Program provides clothing and mentoring to students from low-income families for interviews, internships or their first work experience after college.
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Students discussing the issue of a divided government in the United States. The community dialogue event was held by The Center for Civic Justice on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU community discusses divided government

Maya Brown February 26, 2019
The Center for Civic Justice held a community dialogue on the topic of divided government on Monday, Feb. 25. Students, faculty and staff discussed some of the ways in which we can address the issue as a community.
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