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Global Days of Service 2021

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Become a Social Change Agent

Our commitment to service, year-round.

Since its founding, Walden University has been committed to enacting positive social change through service. As we celebrate Walden’s 16th Global Days of Service, we’re ready to make an even greater impact in 2021! Last year, our community rose to the challenge by contributing supplies, funds, and their time to support our causes: youth development, equity in education, and community organizing. We’re excited to see how our community shows up again this year!

Want to get involved?
Here are three ways you can help:

  • Complete a virtual service project independently.
  • Register for a virtual service project sponsored by a Walden community member or group.
  • Develop a virtual service project for others.

To participate in Global Days of Service register here.

Global Days of Service Events

Make sure to join our Global Days of Service events, happening over the week of October 18–24.

This year, we’re focusing our efforts on youth development, global literacy, and storytelling, with programming that explores the importance of powerful narratives that inspire action.

Agents of Change: Marketing for a Cause 

Inspiring stories can move people to action. Join our expert panel for an insightful conversation on how to develop marketing campaigns that advance a cause.

Date: Tuesday, October 19, at 7 p.m. EDT

Register now

Storytelling Summit

Effective storytelling can make a tangible difference for your cause. Join Walden Agents of Change in engaging workshops to learn how to brand, market, and share stories for positive social impact. The Storytelling Summit will include four unique workshops and a keynote:

Date: Thursday, October 21

  • Keynote - Importance of Stories in Social Change: 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. EDT
  • Uncovering & Sharing Your Powerful Personal Stories: 8:45 - 9:45 a.m. EDT
  • Finding Your Organization's Story: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. EDT
  • Cultivating Your Changemaking Stories & Publishing Them: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Changing the Narrative: Art as Medicine: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. EDT

Register now

Service Opportunities

Looking to make a difference? Consider participating in one of the featured volunteer opportunities or promote your own projects on WeCAN. We’ll be focusing on building reading spaces and libraries, virtual youth development opportunities, donation drives, virtual global book clubs, and more.

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Center for Social Change

The Center for Social Change is a connective hub focused on empowering change-makers, building community, and elevating social change outcomes across the university. We do so by promoting and supporting a wide variety of initiatives, including collaborative partnerships, events, projects, service opportunities, action research, and more.

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