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Saturday, September 23, 2023 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Pace Center's Lift As You Climb Conference brings together students, community partners, and staff to create space for leadership development, skill building, and meaningful dialogue while preparing volunteers and community members to do service well. The phrase Lift As You Climb is inspired by the motto of the National Association of Colored Women and their work to promote educational opportunity and human rights.
The 2023 Lift As You Climb Conference will take place on Saturday, September 23rd and is open to all members of the campus community.
Understanding your values gives you a foundation for making decisions and communicating your intentions to others.
How do you do service well? Here are some simple steps and exercises to help you prepare, engage and reflect effectively.
Let’s Talk About … is a Pace Center podcast about the intersection of service and civic engagement in our daily lives.
Taking time to understand the issue your plan to work on and how it manifests in real time for the community is crucial to developing a successful, meaningful, and sustainable effort.
Taking an inventory of the strengths you bring, as well as the areas where you might need some support, will give you a baseline for what you can contribute and what you need to learn.
Learn how to prepare and build connections to serve and engage in your community.
Get help with your budget, submitting reimbursements, or setting up a fundraiser.
Looking to mobilize support after a natural disaster or tragedy? Meet with a Pace Center staff member to get started.
Gain the skills, knowledge and tools to be able to practice and model forms of allyship and take part in mutual aid networks.
Learn about mutual aid networks, how to plug into community needs in your town, and where to find virtual volunteer opportunities.
This workshop provides an opportunity to explore your passions, goals, and where service can fit in your life here at Princeton and beyond.
Identify resources on how to take care of yourself and your communities, as well as brainstorm ways to embed wellness in service work.
Designed for those who are beginning a new service opportunity, this training will equip participants with the knowledge and skills they need to have a powerful and impactful service experience.
Learn about the ecosystem of social change and the many roles and pathways to make positive social impacts.