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Center for Social Concern

Get Involved through Campus Ministry's Center for Social Concern

If you keep up with the news, it's easy to get cynical and try to hide from the world. Faith calls us to the opposite response: hope and action. Feed the hungry. Shelter the homeless. Care for the sick. Tutor the kids who need help. Protect the vulnerable. Care for God's creation. Learn more about social problems. Lobby political and economic leaders to make positive changes. You can answer your call by getting involved in the multitude of CSC opportunities.

Virtual Good Friday Walk for Justice and Peace

The annual Good Friday Walk for Justice and Peace in downtown Dayton has been cancelled. However, all are invited to join us on a virtual walk through the 14 stations of the cross.


Miryam Award Winners 2020

2020 Miryam Award Winners Announced

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New racism-focused Stations of the Cross for family and virtual use

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Center for Social Concern Opportunities
Be a REAL Dayton Leader
Applications for students interested in being a REAL Dayton Leader for Fall 2020 are now being accepted.
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Social Justice Internships - Mission of Mary Farm
Mission of Mary is seeking young adult interns to volunteer their time at any point during the growing season March-December.  The intern positions are run directly through Mission of Mary and are full time or part time and come with a stipend and possible intern housing.
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Plunges are day long immersion experiences raising awareness of a social justice issue and making learning a form of service.
UD Service Clubs
Campus Ministry’s Center for Social Concern currently sponsors over 30 different student-run service and social action clubs.  Find out more about service clubs on campus and get involved!
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Ongoing Service Opportunities Beyond UD
Searching for ongoing service opportunities? Look no further. From urban farming to religious education programs, we have compiled a list of local agencies that are looking for your help. You can find the list here!
Service Opportunities
From the CSC...
Faith/Mission 04.01.20
Thoughts on St. Oscar Romero and the Pandemic

“We must overturn so many idols,” Romero says, “the idol of self first of all, so that we can be humble, and only from our humility can we learn to be redeemers, can learn to work together in the way the world really needs.”

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CSMG-Young  Leaders Initiative Lives Up to Its Name 

UD students attend the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington DC  to learn, network, take action, reflect, pray, and grow in confidence and leadership.

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Faith/Mission 08.19.19
God and a 2-year-old Get a Prof Arrested

“It was a call from God,” said George DeMarco, Professor of Physical Education and Sports Studies. 

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Campus Ministry's Center for Social Concern

Liberty Hall
300 College Park Ave.
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0408
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