The Observer

CCEL, SJI and Interreligious Task Force host Social Justice Teach-in

Rachel Payne, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

On Saturday, Feb. 6, hundreds of students from the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL), representatives from the Interreligious Task Force (IRTF) and the Social Justice Institute (SJI) and community members from various other groups gathered in the The Kelvin + Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom...

Register to vote before the Oct. 5 deadline

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

October 1, 2015

With voter registration for the upcoming November election closing on Oct. 5, the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL) is partnering with TurboVote, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, to help students get involved in the electoral process. TurboVote, developed by Democracy works, is a nonpartisan organi...

There’s something about Margarita

Applications for this year's CCEL's Alternative Spring Break trip to Nicaragua close on Dec. 1.

Julia Bianco, News Editor

November 21, 2014

In the rural town of Aposentillo, Nicaragua, 16 Case Western Reserve University students sit lounged on hammocks by the beach, some talking, some petting the dogs that roam around the open property. The students, myself included, are waiting to meet with 64-year-old nurse Meg “Margarita” Boren, the...

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