Community Partners

We work with 13 local organizations addressing issues of education, youth development, food security, and community development.

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Annual Report

Learn about our students, our community partners, and all of our highlights, accomplishments, and challenges in this colorful digital publication.

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The Bonner Leaders Program accepts work-study students with demonstrated leadership potential and a demonstrated commitment to public service, providing an opportunity for them to engage in intensive community work supplemented by weekly capacity-building workshops and critical issues seminars.

Bonner Voices

Campus Y Focuses on Entrepreneurship

By Emory Nager While the Campus Y is known as the social justice hub of UNC, many are unaware that it focuses on entrepreneurial ventures as well. Entrepreneurship has been a growing force on the UNC campus. At CUBE (, … Continued

Hunger Awareness Week

Tar Heel TABLE, the UNC campus affiliate of the local non-profit TABLE, is holding events this week in honor of Hunger Awareness Week. Activities will occur in The Pit and the Union Plaza throughout next week (11/14-11/18). The schedule of … Continued

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Mom, Can I Change My Flight?

The following blog was written by Aryana Bolourian, a rising Junior in the Bonner Leaders Program at the Campus Y.  Aryana works at the Teen Center as a Bonner; she is working with AISEC in Santiago Chile this summer through the Bonner International Summer of … Continued


Career Explorers at OWASA

This blog was written by EmpPOWERment Faculty and Staff, including Bella Hernandez, a rising Sophomore  in the Bonner Leaders Program at the Campus Y.  Bella works at EmPOWERment as a Bonner; she is working with EmPOWERment this summer through the Bonner NC Summer of Service internship.  This … Continued