May 26, 2024

Upcoming Opportunities for Community Engagement

Happy Spring, everyone!

We wanted to send you some upcoming opportunities to work in and with the community. As always, if you have any questions or suggestions – please let us know.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival: Sat. April 2

In Person @ UMW Outdoor Amphitheater. April 2nd Doors Open at 7 p.m. – Films 8-10 p.m. This festival is one of the largest environmental film festivals in North America and Friends of the Rappahannock is excited to bring it to our community. Learn more here.

Recovery Ally Training: Tues. April 12th

Eagles in Recovery is very happy to offer a Recovery Ally Training on Tuesday April 12th between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. The training will be presented virtually by Tom Bannard, Project Coordinator for the Rams in Recovery program at Virginia Commonwealth University and co-facilitated with Jiamie Pyles, the Peer Recovery Support Specialist for UMW’s collegiate recovery program, Eagles in Recovery. Tom developed this training at VCU for faculty, staff, and students who would like to be recovery allies, and the training has been made available to students as well. Register here.

All the best to you –

Leslie Martin
Faculty Director, Center for Community Engagement
Associate Professor of Sociology