Northeastern Illinois University’s Student Leadership Development Office encourages the lifelong commitment to active citizenship and social responsibility for all students. Through our partnerships with community organizations, academic departments and programs on campus, SLD supports students as they enhance their University experience while contributing to our local and global communities.
This page is currently under construction - more items will be added later. However, here is list of our upcoming Spring events, programs and opportunities:
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Make MLK Day a day on and not a day off! We’ll be joining with City Year, a nationwide service organization, to do a day of service. Last year’s project involved over 500 volunteers revamping an elementary school in Humboldt Park. You won’t want to miss this year’s event!
Date: Monday, January 20, 2014
Time: 9:00 am – 3 pm
Co-Sponsored by: City Year Chicago
This event is full.
Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning
Join Northeastern, The North River Commission, The Peterson Garden Project, The Refugee Training Farm, Roosevelt High School and Volta Elementary as we participate this official holiday that honors the life, work and values of activist Cesar Chavez (http://chavezfoundation.org)
Date: Saturday, March 31, 2014
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Co-Sponsored by: The North River Commission; The Peterson Garden Project; The Refugee Training Farm; Roosevelt High School; Volta Elementary School
Details, including registration information, to come.
National Volunteer Week
This weeklong celebration honors those who give of themselves throughout the year. Last year, Northeastern hosted various service events, presenters and a small reception.
Date: April 6, 2013 – April 13, 2014
Co-Sponsored by: TBA
Details, including registration information, to follow.