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Refugee Youth Dance Party

Friday, May 17, 8 pm
MSC 2709

Come one, come all! The Disaster and Humanitarian Relief Student Collaborative is hosting a youth dance party in partnership with W.O.K.E., Inc. for the refugee youth of the Tampa Bay. Students can come and assist with set-up for the event, or just simply come and participate in the tournament with the kids. This event is a great experience to meet and interact with these wonderful members of the Tampa community and learn more about them as they learn more about the college experience...

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Coffee and Consent

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2 pm
USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences

As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, DAHR will be hosting a discussion surrounding the issues of sex and consent on college campuses and throughout society at large. Students and attendees will the opportunity to speak on personal experiences, participate in important discourse, and learn about the importance of consent within sexual relationships.

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FIFA Tournament

Friday, Apr 5, 6 pm
MSC Food Court

Come one, come all! The Disaster and Humanitarian Relief Student Collaborative is hosting a video game tournament in partnership with W.O.K.E., Inc. for the refugee youth of the Tampa Bay. Students can come and assist with set-up for the event, or just simply come and participate in the tournament with the kids. This event is a great experience to meet and interact with these wonderful members of the Tampa community and learn more about them as they learn more about the college experience...

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THIS IS HOME: A Refugee Story

Tuesday, Mar 26, 5:30 pm
USF Oval Theater

 

The USF College of Public Health and Disaster and Humanitarian Relief (DAHR) Student Collaborate in partnership with the Tampa Bay Refugee Task Force, Radiant Hands, The United Nations Association Tampa Bay, and CAIR Florida, present a film screening of THIS IS HOME: A Refugee Story on Tuesday, March 26th at 5:30pm in the USF Marshall Student Center (MSC) Oval Theatre. THIS IS HOME is an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and what it’s like to...

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International Women's Day: The Fight for Rights

Wednesday, Mar 6, 5 pm
MSC 2708

Continue the fight for rights! Join our distinguished panelists as we discuss the current movement towards social, cultural, and political equality in the context of gender.

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Screening of The White Helmets

Tuesday, Feb 26, 5:30 pm
MSC 2707

The Disaster and Humanitarian Relief Student Collaborative is hosting a screening of the critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary The White Helmets. Taking place in Syria, the film chronicles the daily lives of the members of the Syria Civil Defense, an organization of volunteer rescue workers working to save the lives of the civilians endangered by the Syrian Civil War. Though some scenes within the documentary are graphic, the film serves as an authentic display of the turmoil...

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2019 Tampa/Hillsborough County Homeless Point in Time Count

Thursday, Feb 28, 7 am
In the Community

The annual Homeless Point-In Time Count will take place in Hillsborough County on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

The data, collected through a short survey and observation during the Homeless Count, provides a Point-In-Time (PIT) ‘snapshot’ as to what the homeless population in our community looks like during a single, 24-hour period to help community planners better understand, through demographic information, who is homeless, why, and for how long. This survey data will be used to...

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Show your support for National Human Trafficking Awareness Day!

Friday, Jan 11, All Day

 

Join your peers across the country and show your support for the anti-trafficking movement this Friday! Here are some ways for you to get involved:

Share a Student Alliance infographic on social media!

Share photos of your group and information about how you work to #endtrafficking using #StudentsAgainstTrafficking!

Host an awareness table or activity on campus using distribution materials found on the Student Alliance website!

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Career Perspectives in Foreign Disaster Assistance

Tuesday, Nov 20, 5 pm
USF COPH 2016

In collaboration with the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, the Disaster and Humanitarian Relief Student Collaborative (DAHR-SC) will be hosting an end-of-the-semester event in which USF students, faculty, and staff as well as members of the Tampa community are invited to come and learn about global health initiatives currently being implemented in emergency situations in various countries. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to learn about possible career applications to...

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DAHR Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, Nov 14, 5 pm
MSC 2705

Please come and join the Disaster and Humanitarian Relief Student Collaborative (DAHR-SC) for an fun and informative event! Anyone who is interested in learning more about disaster management in the Tampa Bay area, refugee health in the community, first aid and community emergency response training, public health in general, or all of the above is welcome to come and learn more about our organization and about how to get involved. Delicious ice cream is an added plus!!!

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Design + Health 2018: Health for All

Thursday, Apr 5, 1 pm
USF Marshall Student Center 2708

According to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), governments have committed to achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030 by building better systems for health. However, the context in which health systems operate will evolve dramatically as urbanization and further development takes place in our communities. The global population is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, of which over 60% will live in urban areas. Unsustainable organization and development...

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Sustainable Energy for Humanitarian Response

Wednesday, Feb 21, 6 pm
MSC 2708

This event will relate to the UN Sustainable Development Goals on affordable and clean energy. It will be an educational and interactive event to learn on how we can all contribute to reducing our energy use and creating a more sustainable environment. The event will bring awareness to one of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, which is universal access to affordable and clean energy. The event will demonstrate how to produce clean renewable energy. This event is free...

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End Human Trafficking: A Community Approach

Friday, Jan 26, 9 am
USF Marshall Student Center 2709

This event will start with a panel discussion on a whole community approach for looking at anti-human trafficking efforts that are currently taking place. The panel will be moderated by Joanna Gutierrez Winters from the FREE Network where we will have a series of speakers from having a survivor, a community advocate, and a faculty member that specializes in the field of human trafficking. Following our discussion, we will have facilitated breakout sessions where students, community...

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COPH Dean's Lecture + Refugee Panel + Film Screening

Thursday, Nov 16, 2 pm
University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC56

COPH Dean's Lecture + Refugee Panel + Film Screening on Thursday, November 16th from 2pm - 5pm at the College of Public Health Auditorium 1023A. We will have a pre-event networking session with snacks in the COPH lobby that will provide an opportunity to engage with community members, student organizations & faculty. Then we will start the Dean's Lecture Series with an introduction by DAHR Faculty Advisor Elizabeth Dunn followed by a panel from the refugee community including Refugee...

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3rd Annual 'National Welcoming Week' Cultural Festival

Saturday, Sep 23, 11 am
University Area CDC 14013 N 22nd St, Tampa, FL 33613

SAVE-the-DATE for Saturday, September 23, 2017 Welcoming America and its partners across the country will host National Welcoming Week, a nationwide event that will highlight the contributions of immigrants to American communities. Throughout the country, these events will bring together immigrants and U.S.-born community members in a spirit of unity. The Tampa Bay Welcoming Week 2017 Event will be hosted at the University Area Community Development Center on 22nd Street in collaboration...

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Preparedness on the Lawn

Monday, Aug 28, 11 am
Marshall Student Center Outside Plaza

Start the semester right by learning something new! Preparedness on the Lawn is a great opportunity to learn vital skills that can be used in the event of a natural disaster or emergency situation, or to volunteer on hosting the event. Participants will learn Compressions only CPR, First Aid, Fire Safety, Triage, and other disaster preparedness skills. We'd love to see you there!

Emergency Preparedness and Response Training activities are hosted by USF CERT, DAHR, UEMSA, HOSA, USF...

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USF Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training

Aug 14 - Aug 19
USF College of Public Health

Our next Basic Training course is starting soon, sign up today!

This course includes six sections: Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety & Suppression, Hazardous Material and Terrorist Incidents, Disaster Medical Operations, Search & Rescue, and a Practical Exercise.

To become a CERT member, one must complete the classroom training being offered to USF students, staff, and faculty for FREE. Training will occur over the course of three days, all participants must attend...

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2017 United We Stand - USF Welcomes Diversity Event

Thursday, Mar 23, 11 am
Marshall Student Center MLK Plaza Stage (Outside MSC)

The Disaster and Humanitarian Relief (DAHR) Student Collaborative, the Behavioral Health Student Organization (BHSO), and Maternal & Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) in collaboration with over 10 other student organizations have put together a supply drive to collect items for Welcoming Baskets for our newly arrived refugees. We will then host an event on campus on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 11am - 2pm to bring together refugees, immigrants, students, faculty, and community...

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Hillsborough County Citizen's Corps Council Meeting 

Wednesday, Sep 28, 7 pm
2711 E. Hanna Ave. Tampa, FL

Next meeting for the Citizen's Corps Council is Wednesday, September 28th at the Hillsborough County Emergency Operation Center (EOC) at 2711 E. Hanna Ave: 7:00 pm Citizen's Corps Council Meeting  Two Presentations:  Major Sam Chiodo, Squadron & Incident Commander, Hillsborough One Senior Squadron of the Florida Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), will present photos taken by CAP of the flooding during Hurricane Hermine. CAP manpower, aircraft, and crews were on 24/7 standby...

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3rd Annual 'National Welcoming Week' Cultural Festival

Saturday, Sep 17, 11 am
USF Marshall Student Center Ballroom

SAVE-the-DATE for Saturday, September 17, 2016 During the week of September 10-17, 2016, Welcoming America and its partners across the country will host National Welcoming Week, a nationwide event that will highlight the contributions of immigrants to American communities. Throughout the country, these events will bring together immigrants and U.S.-born community members in a spirit of unity. The Tampa Bay Welcoming Week 2016 Event will be hosted at the University of South Florida again...

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Human Hungry Hippo Fundraiser for Ecuador Earthquake Response

Wednesday, Apr 27, 11 am
Lawn next to Cooper Hall

Come out to play Human Hungry Hippos next Wednesday, April 27th to help with the stresses of finals week. All proceeds will go toward Medical Relief in Ecuador following the 7.8 Earthquake that occurred this past Saturday.  Furthermore, we are looking for key medical items that have been requested by the Ministry of Health in Ecuador. If you have any connections in collecting these items or interested in seeing the list let us know!  As you might have seen in the news, Ecuador suffered a...

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Tampa Bay World Refugee Day Event

Friday, Jun 17, 10 am
Pinellas Technical College in St. Petersburg

World Refugee Day event to be held on June 17th from 10am to 12pm at Pinellas Technical College in St. Petersburg.  Please save the date for this important event which will combine a citizenship ceremony of former refugees conducted by USCIS, a showing of the locally produced film, Refugees: Roads to Success and Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World, and a celebration of the contributions of refugees in our community. The Mayor of St. Petersburg and the Pinellas County Schools...

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Hurry and Sign up for This Fridays Kickbull Tournament hosted by DAHR-SC!

Collaborative Kickbull Tournament with free food, games, and prizes, this Friday, October 23rd at 6pm!  

Sign you and your friends up to play on a team here: http://tinyurl.com/USFkickball Sign up is encouraged but not required. Show up the day of to join the Misfits team. 

When: Friday, October 23, Registration begins at 5:30pm, Games start at 6pm 

Where: Softball Field #2

What: Amazing  kickball tournament. Free food, prizes, and fun!

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