Sign-ups for Project Pumpkin Booths and Chaperones!

19 Oct
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Register your friends and student group to host a booth for Project Pumpkin! We’ll provide the candy, all you have to do is come up with a great activity for the kids!

Sign up and find more information here:


Chaperones lead around groups of children around to all of the different booths in Norris, put on your favorite Halloween costume and help out!

Register here:

Campus Outreach Kick-off Event

10 Oct
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Thursday, October 9th, was Campus Outreach’s first event: Campus Conversations. We brought together over 25 student groups to brainstorm ideas as to how to reduce over programming and increase collaboration on campus. Read more about it in the Daily Northwestern here and if you’re interested in becoming more involved, contact Augusta Blandford, Carol Feng, or Jacob Sherman.


14 Apr
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Interested in changing our community through more involvement in NCDC? Apply to be on our 2014-2015 Executive Board. The link is below. APPLY APPLY APPLY

Winter Volunteer Fair is fast approaching!

21 Jan
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Interested in getting more involved on campus?  Missing that community service vice you had all of high school but can’t seem to find at Northwestern yet?

Come to the Winter Volunteer Fair!  This is a great way for all Northwestern students regardless of year and experience level to get involved in a wide variety of volunteering with whatever sort of time commitment you’re looking for.

Come check out the Winter Volunteer Fair Wednesday January 29th, 2014 on the second floor of Norris from 2-6pm.

We’re anxiously awaiting to meet any new volunteers that are interested!  Contact any executive board member with questions!

Perspectives on Prison Advocacy: Kemba Smith and Travis Williams

07 Nov
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Join NCDC and Peace Project in a discussion of varying perspectives on prison advocacy. Kemba Smith, a formerly incarcerated individual and advocate for change in the prison system, and Travis Williams, a public defender featured in the documentary Gideon’s Army, bring their unique views to the table.  The event is on Tuesday November 12th from 6-8pm in Annenberg G15. 

For more information about each speaker go to the below links.

Link to Kemba Smith’s bio:

Link to Travis Williams’ recorded speech in the documentary Gideon’s Army:

For more information about this event visit our Facebook event at:

Project Pumpkin Chaperones Committee Application

02 Oct
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Interested in getting involved with Project Pumpkin but not sure how?  Do you love kids?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, click the link below and apply to be on the Project Pumpkin Chaperones Committee! Applications are due THURSDAY OCTOBER 17, 11:59 PM!

Project Pumpkin Booth Applications!

02 Oct
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Click the Google document below and apply to have a booth for Project Pumpkin!

2013-2014 NCDC Committee Application

30 Sep
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Below you can find the 2013-2014 NCDC Committee Application!  Make sure to fill this out and send it to by Midnight on Sunday, October 6th!  We look forward to reading and reviewing your applications!

NCDC Committee App 2013-2014

Apply to be a Site Leader!

12 May
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Site leaders play an important role in the purpose and mission of NCDC. These organizations are committed to involving students in direct service in Evanston, Rogers Park, Uptown, and the Chicagoland areas as a whole. As a site leader, you will serve a primary role in developing mutually beneficial partnerships between the Chicago community and the Northwestern campus. If you have any questions at all, please contact

The application is live. It is due Friday, May 17th. We’ll be conducting interviews (based on a sign up to a doodle that is included on the application) in the NCDC Office from 19th – 23rd.

Click this link to download the application:

Artsfest May 18th!

07 May
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NCDC’s Arts Fest is an on-campus showcase of performance, interactive, and display art produced by Evanston community members and Northwestern students. This year, we’re bringing Artsfest to you with more interactive craft booths and student performances than ever before. Artsfest will also have a “Before I Die” exhibit this year in Norris (, and best of all, admission is FREE.

Come out for an afternoon of art, music, and fun on the ground floor of Norris, May 18th from 1-3:30pm.

Art Activities Include:
-Interactive mural
-Crayon Art (
-DIY mug, flower vase, picture frame, etc
-Mini canvas paintings
-And much more!

Come early before supplies run out!