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Compass Center for Women and Families

November 15, 2018

Compass Center for Women and Families helps all people navigate their journey to self-sufficiency, safety, and health. The Center empowers individuals and promotes equal access to opportunity regardless of gender or economic status. Services include career and financial education, domestic … Continued

Community Empowerment Fund (CEF)

November 15, 2018

The Community Empowerment Fund (CEF) is a student-powered non-profit organization focused on enabling and sustaining transitions out of homelessness and poverty. Founded in 2009, CEF provides relationship-based support, workforce development, financial education, and matched savings accounts to individuals experiencing or … Continued

A Bonner Beginner

November 15, 2017

The following blog was written by Veda Patil, a first-year Bonner partnered with the Jackson Center.   Before I was a Bonner, I didn’t think I could be one. When I heard about the Bonner Leaders Program at orientation this … Continued

Bonner Congress 2017

November 13, 2017

The following blog was written by Owais Mahmood, a sophomore Bonner Leader who is partnered with Dobbins Hill and was selected to be the sophomore representative at the national Bonner Congress.  I would have imagined the experienced that I had … Continued

Close your Eyes. Breathe. Have you changed?

November 9, 2017

The following blog was written by Jerome Allen, a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and the Bonner Leaders Program who has been working in the Ukraine through Peace Corps. “Close your eyes. Breathe. Now, imagine yourself in front of the Campus Y in … Continued

Dan’Tayia Marable

October 23, 2017

Dan’Tayia Marable is a Biology major with minors in Chemistry and African and African-American Diaspora Studies. The social justice issues in which Dan’Tayia focuses on through her community partner are education and more directly closing the school to prison pipeline, as … Continued

Tiffany Turner

October 17, 2017

Tiffany Turner is a senior Public Policy major with minors in Social and Economic Justice and Marine Science. Over the last three years with Bonner Leaders, Tiffany was partnered with TABLE, a Carrboro nonprofit that provides healthy, emergency food aid to children … Continued

Kamille Vargas

October 17, 2017

Kamille Vargas graduated from Myers Park High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Vargas worked as a Karate Teacher Assistant at family development center, volunteered for Beverly Woods Elementary’s Mother and Son Carnival, Santa’s Bag, Ronald McDonald House, and Centro Medico Latino’s … Continued

Deanelle Thompson

October 17, 2017

Deanelle Thompson is a senior Political Science and Spanish double major with a minor in Cognitive Science. As a Bonner Senior Intern, Deanelle assists in leading and managing the Bonner Leaders Program. Deanelle previously worked with community partner RENA to address … Continued