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Barry Student Leaders to Conduct Social Justice-Themed Talks at Conference
Barry Student Leaders to Conduct Social Justice-Themed Talks at Conference

February 7, 2019, Miami Shores, Florida – Two Barry student leaders and an administrator will be among the presenters at the 2019 IMPACT Conference February 21-24 at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.

Paola Lopez-Hernandez, left, and Paris Razor, right

Paola Lopez-Hernandez and Paris Razor, fellows in the Barry Service Corps, will lead a workshop titled, “Promoting Social Justice through Student-led University Clubs and Organizations while Building Mutually Beneficial Community Partnerships.”

Paola, a junior, is the program coordinator of Barry University’s Food Recovery Network. Paris, a senior, is the President of the Student/Farmworker Alliance Chapter at Barry.

Dr. Glenn A. Bowen

Dr. Glenn A. Bowen, PhD, Executive Director of Barry University’s Center for Community Service Initiatives, will also conduct a workshop at the conference. He will focus on how to use exercises and games to build and reinforce skills in leadership for civic engagement.

Each year, the IMPACT Conference brings together college students, campus administrators, faculty members, nonprofit professionals, and year-of-service members to share best practices, experiences, stories, and resources related to their work for social change.

The IMPACT National Conference builds on the foundations of the Collegiate Outreach Opportunity League (COOL) and Idealist on Campus, who both hosted annual national conferences for students engaged in community service and civic engagement. 

Reprinted with permission from the January 23, 2019 issue of the Barry Newsletter







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