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Conference for family caregivers to take place at Center for Arts and Culture

August 01, 2016 Categories: Our Stories

Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture

Supporting a loved one through the aging journey can present challenges for family members assisting their aging loved one, as well as for the seniors themselves.

A conference titled “Walking Alongside: A Navigation Conference for Family Caregivers,” scheduled for Aug. 12 and 13 (Friday and Saturday) at the University of Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, will give caregivers an opportunity to join elder care professionals in the community for conversation, support and resource sharing with a focus on aging-in-place. Read More

Robinson Community Learning Center AmeriCorps members are changing lives, including their own

July 12, 2016 Categories: Our Stories

RCLC AmeriCorps Members

Robinson Community Learning Center AmeriCorps members provide direct services to a variety of RCLC programs, including Youth Development, Shakespeare, Entrepreneurship, Take Ten, Literacy and adult programs. They support the goal of improving educational outcomes for those in poverty by coordinating a range of educational programs, recruiting volunteers, expanding outreach and developing curricula to respond to community needs. Read More

South Bend community takes the stage at Notre Dame's ShakeScenes

July 11, 2016 Categories: Our Stories

As seen originaly in the South Bend Tribune on July 10, 2016

By Amanda Gray, South Bend Tribune


For two days, Shakespeare goes “Star Wars,” step routine, “Hamilton” and beyond.

That’s what you get with ShakeScenes, a two-day festival Saturday and July 17 at the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Hall. The festival takes local companies — actors ages grade school to retirement — who tackle a scene from Shakespeare. Interpretations range from traditional to outlandish; for example, one local company, the Michiana Mechanicals, will take a scene from the “Star Wars”/Shakespeare hybrids that have appeared in bookstores in recent years. Read More


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