Community Service

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America Reads

America Reads is a collaborative effort between the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning, the Office of Financial Aid and the School of Education. Undergraduate work-study students are placed in elementary schools, tutoring young children in reading.

Phone: (734) 763-3548
Web: https://ginsberg.umich.edu/article/america-reads-tutoring-corps
Email: ginsberginfo@umich.edu

Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning

The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning offers service-learning programs for students and faculty, strengthening both the academic environment and the community. The Center's programs include Project SERVE, Project Community, America Reads and the Michigan Neighborhood AmeriCorps Program.

Phone: (734) 647-7402
Web: http://ginsberg.umich.edu/americareads/
Email: ekbyrnes@umich.edu

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Throughout the University of Michigan, there are many centers, initiatives and departments dedicated to research that’s increasing understanding about and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion on campus and around the world. We invite you to use this section of our site to explore this vast world of knowledge.

Phone:
Web: https://diversity.umich.edu/research/
Email: diversitymatters@umich.edu

Jewish Communal Leadership Program

Combining academic training in social work and Judaic Studies, hands-on engagement with contemporary communal challenges, and experiential training in non-profit management, JCLP students become active participants in the work of imagining and building a Jewish communal future.

Phone: (734) 764-5392
Web: http://www.ssw.umich.edu/programs/jclp/info.html
Email: socialwork@umich.edu

Law School Pro Bono Program

The Law School's Office of Public Service serves as the regional center for Pro Bono Students America/Great Lakes, a nationwide computer database program that helps students obtain volunteer legal experience under the supervision of lawyers in a variety of non-profit offices, government and law firms. Students contribute their legal services to the poor while acquiring practical experience.

Phone: (734) 647-3256
Web: http://www.law.umich.edu/careers/probono/Pages/default.aspx
Email: http://www.law.umich.edu/careers/probono/Pages/default.aspx

Medical Center Volunteer Programs

Volunteers from the U-M Health System deliver meals to the homebound, offer counseling to senior citizens about housing, provide information about nutrition to the community, assist visitors in the gift shop and visit hospital patients. Volunteers provide services which help bridge the gap between hospital and home.

Phone:
Web: http://www.med.umich.edu/volunteer/
Email: UMHS.Volunteer@umich.edu

Connect to Community

Connect to Community is an online portal created and managed by the Ginsberg Center to connect University of Michigan students with communities around the world through volunteer experiences as well as internships, fellowships, and employment.

Phone: (734) 763-3548
Web: https://ginsberg.umich.edu/article/connect-community-volunteer-portal
Email: ginsberginfo@umich.edu

Project SERVE

SERVE's mission is to foster, through community service and social action, a student movement at the University of Michigan that thoughtfully addresses the challenges we face as a society.

Phone: (734) 763-3548
Web: https://ginsberg.umich.edu/serve
Email: ginsberginfo@umich.edu