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Service learning goes to shelter

Mini program gives students a chance to serve homeless

10/15/02

The University’s peace and justice program is offering students a chance to engage in service at an Over-the-Rhine homeless shelter for men as part of its mini service learning experiences. The event takes place at the St. Francis-St. Joseph Catholic Worker House on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 1:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Cost is $7 and the deadline for registration is tomorrow, Oct. 16, at 5:00 p.m. Space is limited to 10 students. The final mini service learning experience for the semester is a rural plunge in which students go to Tell City, Ind., to discuss farming economics and have direct practical experience with farmers and farm advocates. The overnight experience begins Friday, Nov. 1 at 1:30 p.m. and lasts until Saturday, Nov. 2, at 9:00 p.m. The cost is $10. The deadline for registration is Friday, Oct. 25. Students are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis at the Dorothy Day House. The fee is due at the time of registration. If you have any questions about the programs, call 513 745-3046.