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American University Community Service Stories

To read stories about American University's community service efforts in Washington, D.C., click on the placemarkers in the map above. To see community service around the world, zoom out in the map. Want to contribute to the map? Email On Twitter? Talk about your service with the hashtag, #AUservice.

Service Leader

As a freshman, Stephen Bronskill started the Community Service Coalition. In its first year, the coalition has brought together 1,000 people for 4,000 hours of service throughout D.C.

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thousand hours of community service contributed by more than 2,200 students last year in the Washington, D.C., community.

Helping to Transition

Hunt and Lucas

The School of Public Affairs’ ACES program is connecting criminal justice students with ex-offenders trying to reintegrate into neighborhoods throughout Washington, D.C.

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Coaching Veterans

Photo: David Baratta diagrams a play for his USA Warriors hockey team.

David Baratta, senior administrative assistant in the School of Public Affairs, volunteers his time to coach the USA Warriors sled hockey team—a team comprised of veterans who have lost limbs and suffered combat injuries.

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Spring Break in Haiti

Presidential palace in Port-au-Prince after the earthquake

Instead of heading to the typical Spring Break locations, every year, a group of American University students spend their time off helping people in need around the world. This year, one group headed to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

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