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Programs and Projects

Democracy in Action

DIA is a civic engagement project for students enrolled in government or related courses. This project allows students to learn the democracy skills of collaboration, critical thinking, research and participation. DIA activities can include voter registration drives and political campaign work, such as door-to-door canvassing, phone bank, circulating political information, distributing yard signs and designing marketing materials.

International Conversation Partners

This on-campus service opportunity allows students to share their culture and American experiences with international students currently enrolled in English for Speakers of Other Languages, ESOL, classes. Groups meet weekly to have informal discussions that allow ESOL students to practice their English and learn about the American culture. Contact bhc-icp@dcccd.edu​ for more information.

Volunteer Peer Tutoring

Help out our fellow students by volunteering to tutor in the Brookhaven College tutoring labs. Volunteer Peer Tutors will assist a tutor on duty in one of the following areas of study:

Anatomy and Physiology | Anthropology | Astronomy | Biology | Chemistry
Developmental Reading and Writing | Emergency Medical Services | ESOL | Geology
Government | Korean | Mathematics | Medical Terminology | Microbiology
Nursing | Paramedics | Physics | Radiologic Science | Spanish | VCOM | Writing
Applicants to this tutoring program must fill out a Faculty Letter of Recommendation form in order to apply.

Good NeighBEAR

A series of service projects that will focus on tasks the Brookhaven College family can undertake that will help meet real community needs. Learn more about the Good NeighBEAR project​.

Food Pantry

The on-campus food pantry (affectionately known as The Cave) is available to any student or staff member of the Brookhaven College community. Click here for hours and ways you can contribute.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Register and volunteer. During the MLK Day of Service, volunteers from across the college and community will be divided into teams and given a service project designed to meet a community need. The service opportunities will not be revealed until the day of the event. To see past projects, visit www.facebook.com/volunteerBC​.