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“Learning to Give Back” Awards Ceremony – 3/20/18

March 20, 2018 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. SBSG 1517 Presented by Civic and Community Engagement Minor and in Partnership with the Philanthropy Lab Participating in a new experiential philanthropy course, students learn about local, national and global communities, and find ways to address their needs through philanthropic gifts to non-profit organizations. […]

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Book Talk with Jamie Rowen – 3/13/18

March 13, 2018 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. SBSG 1517 Drawing on twelve years of fieldwork, over 200 interviews, archival and survey research, the talk focuses on how transitional justice developed as an idea around which a loosely structured movement emerged and professionalized, making truth commissions a standard response to mass […]

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Film Screening: Daughters of the Forest – 2/28/18

February 28, 2018 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. EH 1200 The screening will begin at 7:00, followed by an audience discussion. On Wednesday, February 28th, the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation and Distinguished Visiting Scholar Martín Burt will be hosting a film screening of “Daughters of the Forest.” Join us […]

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Blum Coffee Hour – 2/27/18

February 27th, 2018 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m Social Ecology I, Rm. 112 (map) The Blum Center offers many opportunities for students to enrich their education, whether it be PP&D 115, Global Service Scholars, or the Civic & Community Engagement Minor. If you’re interested in learning more about the Blum […]

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Refugee Awareness Working Luncheon – 2/13/18

February 13, 2018 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. SBSG 5105 As a follow-up to the Panel & Workshop event, the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation is hosting a luncheon with Professor Richard Matthew and representatives from the Tiyya Foundation. Join us for an in-depth discussion of the innovative ideas and solutions […]

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Refugee Awareness Week Panel and Workshop – 1/16/18

January 16, 2018 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. UCI Student Center Emerald Bay B The UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation will be participating in a discussion and workshop regarding the current refugee framework and its challenges. Students and faculty will come together to suggest reforms and share concrete steps we […]

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New Venture Competition Mixer + Workshop 1 (Business Model Canvas) – 1/10/18

January 10, 2018 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. School of Business Workshop begins at 5:30, followed by a reception and mixer. Calling all entrepreneurs! The 2018 UCI New Venture Competition offers all UC Irvine students, staff and researchers the opportunity to form a team, launch a startup and potentially fund their […]

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ANTsgiving 2017 – 11/15/17

Wednesday, November 15 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Merage Auditorium Join us for an event featuring leaders in social enterprise as they share their challenges and solutions in making a real difference in the community. Students and community leaders are invited to attend. Food provided and prizes for students who submit […]

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2018 UCI New Venture Competition Kickoff – 11/8/17

November 8, 2017 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. School of Business Registration begins at 5:30, followed by a reception and question/answer session. Calling all entrepreneurs! The 2018 UCI New Venture Competition offers all UC Irvine students, staff and researchers the opportunity to form a team, launch a startup and potentially fund […]

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2017 – 11/13-11/18

Week 7 is Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week! To see the detailed event list, visit this site. The Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation is involved in several of the events throughout the week:

Innovation Seminar – 11/7/17

November 7, 2017 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Executive Commons, MPAA To RSVP, visit: bit.ly/SeminarNov7 Join us for an Innovation Seminar with a focus on Energy Efficiency in Buildings & Distributed Energy Resources. Including a keynote speech and reception, the event is a great opportunity to bring together professors, researchers, students, […]

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Minor Information Session – 11/8/17

Civic & Community Engagement Minor: Poverty Track Information Session November 8, 2017 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. SE I, room 112 RSVP Online At the start of the millennium, widespread global poverty has emerged as one of the most pressing social problems of our times. The Blum Poverty Track within the […]

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