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As a small office collaborating with many others across Grounds and in the Charlottesville community, we get a LOT of different takes on the value of our work over a year’s time. In the end it’s always the students who see with the greatest clarity and provide us with the inspiration to persist. This is how they saw 2017. And we’re grateful for the opportunity to see it through their eyes.

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20 Years of Young Women Leaders

UVA's Young Women Leaders Program Turns Students into Change Agents

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Haden Parris

Student Spotlight: Haden Parrish

My Little Brother in MLP has taught me so much - from drone design to the troubles middle schoolers face today.

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CALLING IN the CALLING OUT Culture - Accountability Through Love

January 18, 2018

Reception to follow.

We all know what it means to call someone out. Are you ready to call them IN?

Calling IN challenges us to address people with compassion and a spirit of inclusion even - or especially - in the crucial moments when their behavior is problematic. 


National Girls and Women in Sports Day

January 21, 2018

Join us as we honor the 1992-93 Women's Basketball Team, ACC Regular Season and Tournament Champions during halftime of the Women's Basketball game. Come out for a day of fun at the pregame sports festival for kids! Children of all ages can enjoy the guidance and camaraderie of current UVA student-athletes while participating in tossing, catching, shooting and kicking activities.


This event is co-sponsored by the University of Virginia Athletics Department.


Free Legal Clinic

January 24, 2018


We offer pro bono legal counseling every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Our clinic is staffed by local attorneys who offer their services to Charlottesville community members and University employees. For more information or to schedule your appointment, please (434) 982-2361 or email