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Thursday, October 28, 2021

ITGA News & Announcements

GovLove Podcast Series

ITGA is once again partnering with ELGL on a GovLove Podcast series regarding the unique opportunities and challenges in university communities regarding COVID-19 response and recovery. The podcast will highlight five ITGA member communities and their work in off-campus housing, economic recovery and/or community relations in Nov/Dec episodes. More to come soon!

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Register for Nov. Webinars/Events

ITGA is rapidly growing and so are the opportunities to engage with ITGA.


Join us for The Racial Justice and Equity Committee Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 11, 11:00 am (EDT)


National & International Headlines

North West Students Boycott Bars Amid Sharp Rise in Spiking

Students across the North West are taking part in a boycott of bars and nightclubs in response to reports of a rise in drink spiking across the country. This comes after almost 200 drug spikings, some involving needles, have been reported across the UK.

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Mobile Kitchen Trailer a Boon for Campus Kitchen

More food insecure Athens-area residents will now be served by UGA's Campus Kitchen program, thanks to its new mobile food trailer, purchased with grant money from the UGA Parents Leadership Council and funds raised by the UGA Young Alumni network.

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$2M Grant to UNC-Chapel Hill will Rebuild Economies Across NC

UNC-Chapel Hill just announced new programming that will transform economically distressed communities hit hard by the COVID 19 pandemic. The program will help build resilient local economies with more job opportunities and business growth.

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Kingston and Guelph Grapple with Student Street Parties

In Guelph, the city's police board has voted to approve a motion asking that the University of Guelph pay police expenses related to unsanctioned Homecoming party that saw thousands of students gathering on Chancellor's Way. The costs are around $65K.

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Norwich Charity Using Football to Welcome Refugees to the City

A charity in Norwich is using the power of football to welcome asylum seekers and refugees to the city. The sessions are free as well after the project was awarded £1,500 worth of grants from Universities of Sanctuary to help pay for the pitch hire and equipment.

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