Discussing innovative ways of helping your community is important but actually putting these discussions into action is vital. Through strategic partnerships with several area non-profit organizations, the USC Schwarzenegger Institute wants to provide students with substantive opportunities to help their community and make a difference.

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    The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
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    Heal the Bay is an environmental nonprofit organization based in Santa Monica that works to make southern California’s coastal waters and watersheds, including Santa Monica Bay, safe, healthy and clean.
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    Reading to Kids is a grassroots organization dedicated to inspiring underserved children with a love of reading, thereby enriching their lives and opportunities for a success in the future.

  • After-School All-Stars (ASAS) provides comprehensive after-school programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and life.

  • Troy Camp is one of USC’s oldest and largest student-run philanthropies, providing long-term mentorship for students in South Los Angeles.