Ripple effect: Duke Alums Engage provides civic-engagement opportunities to alumni and friends all over the world. The second DAE, held this past spring, saw a 50 percent increase in the number of volunteers and more than twice as many participating cities—including the first five international projects. Clockwise from below, landscaping and gardening in Durham’s new West End neighborhood community garden; theater workshop in Bangalore, India, orphanage; cleaning and painting lockers at Dallas’ Dan D. Rogers Elementary School; coaching hoops players at Community Health and Fitness Day at New York’s Dunlevy Milbank Boys & Girls Club; planting trees in Wilmington, Delaware; starting seedlings at San Diego’s New Roots Community Farm; sorting food donations at Seattle’s Northwest Harvest Food Bank; center, sorting clothes at Charlotte’s Crisis Assistance Ministry.
Duke Alums Engage
August 1, 2011