Civic Engagement

This identity/allyship rope team seeks to create a space for all community members from broad and diverse political  perspectives to engage in civic dialogue, to access connections, opportunities, resources, and experiences relevant to students’/alums’ development and success, and to share their voice and gain knowledge on different political views and civic opportunities to contribute and engage. This community is designed to nurture important civic discourse meaningful to all members of society and the pursuit of their civic duties. We call them “rope teams” because these communities, as many as you are interested in accessing, are here to support your student and alum journey as well as to provide you with an opportunity to support the journey of those you want to help succeed. 

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How to talk about activism experience on your resume

“Whether you’re fighting for racial justice, climate action, or another cause close to your heart, activism and volunteer experience can go on your resume. Any experience that has helped you build new skills can be included on your resume, whether …

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Let’s Celebrate Women’s Equality Day!

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated in the United States on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote …

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Community Engagement Initiatives

In January 2016, Excelsior Cares was created as a community engagement program to expand the College’s mission of service to the underserved beyond the virtual classroom by assisting with the critical needs of the community via shared time (volunteerism), shared …

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Join a Conversation About Recent Events

In the wake of recent Supreme Court decisions, state legislations, and the changing demographics and cultural shifts of our nation and globe, we are reminded that we must continuously challenge our assumptions and engage in civil discourse and dialogue about …

DANIEL PASCOE AGUILAR Fndg. Director of Ctr. for Social Justice & CDO
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The Power of Rope Teams: Find Yours!

Author, athlete, and retired US Army Command Sergeant Major Gretchen Evans talks about the power of rope teams and how finding ours could provide us with the support we need and with the opportunity to support others.

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What is it like to work for the U.S. federal government as a student or recent grad?

The United States federal government is the world’s second-largest employer with 2.1 million civilian employees. For payroll and other human resource purposes, most fall under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Working for the U.S. federal government, especially early in …

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Rope Team Resources

Basics of the Employment-Based Green Card Process in the United States

The United States receives more immigrants than any other country in the world. In fact, approximately 17% of the American …

How to Get a Work Visa in the United States

The United States remains one of the most desirable job markets in the world. It’s an incredibly large country, with …

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