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Service Learning Trip: Jamaica 2015

During Spring Break, several students and two faculty members traveled to Petersfield, Jamaica sponsored by Amizade’s Global Service-Learning Program (www.amizade.org). Amizade encourages intercultural exploration and understanding through community-driven service-learning courses and volunteer programs.  Amizade imagines a world in which all people have the opportunity to explore and grow, realize their ability to effect change, and embrace their responsibility to build a better world.  At the heart of Amizade is the sincere belief that intercultural understanding and the development of global citizens is essential to our increasingly connec...

What does Social Responsibility mean to the Blue Crew II Team?

There are 7 billion people on this planet. With that, every single day, life has the ability to be created and ended at the exact same time. That's 7 billion people who have the chance to do something good, not just for humans, but, for the world at large. Social responsibility is the kindling that creates the fire of passion, and passion is what drives us to keep living. Without a good deed done by ourselves or someone else to us, our fires would be gone. And while that means the Earth has 7 billion chances at one moment (for there are lives created and lost for as long as humans exist), each of us only have 1 chance to do something. 1 chance to dedicate our lives to our passion. 1 chance to impact this earth, for better or worse before we leave it.