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Cornell University

Public Service Center Programs

Supports K12 students in afterschoolprograms at Odessa-Montour,Spencer-Van Etten, Watkins Glen, andWaverly schools

Volunteer with K-6 grades to teachstudents foreign languages & cultures

Student-led service-learning program that facilitates educational social justice spring break trips

Our story began in the heat of the Freedom Summer of 1964, when three young men -- Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner -- traveled to the South to register African-Americans to vote. On their first day there, the three men were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan. From this tragedy, Andrew Goodman Foundation was born.

The organization was created in 1966 by Robert '35 (Eng '39) and Carolyn Goodman '36, to carry on the spirit and the purpose of their son Andrew's life. The Andrew Goodman Foundation now exists on dozens of campuses across the nation. Our work today harnesses the legacy of the courageous leaders of the civil rights movement.

Student-led facilitated artistic projects with incarcerated youth to cultivate awareness of the juvenile justice system

Mentors daycare-aged children & aide teachers at the Cornell Child Care Center

Student-run grant funding board fostering student leadership to take action against social inequities

Enables Federal Work-Study students to work at community nonprofit organizations and schools.

Collaborative after school program with George Junior Republic High School

Student-run program promoting awareness of Deaf community, culture, and history