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OrangeU Going helps you build moments of impact into each of your days. We help you learn daily, live boldly, and make change through self-improvement, enlightening content, and bite-sized daily action. 

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Meet fellow New Yorkers who want to be the best version of themselves and make a positive impact on the world. Together, we learn, grow, and take action through exclusive events, one-on-one coffee chats, volunteerism, and more. 

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Learn how to live a life of impact through The OUG Squad Newsletter. We breakdown important issues, personal development, and change-making action into a quick-to-read e-brief. Start your day with a dose of positive action and inspiration.  

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As New Yorkers, we love our city. We are fiercely loyal to it - from the skyscrapers in the sky to the subways underground and all the bagels, street performers and fashion in between. We’re the most opinionated Americans who always have something to say, whether we’re speaking with a Brooklyn accent or in a foreign language. So why are we - the residents of the city dubbed the greatest in the world - ranking nearly dead last in 49th place among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. for civic engagement and volunteering? Why are 79% of us - some of the most passionate, aspirational people in the nation - not even bothering to cast our votes?

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OrangeU Going is the tool that makes it easy to be an informed, engaged New Yorker. The Hour New York Challenge challenges you to take action and get involved for just 1 hour each month throughout 2022. By committing to get involved in ways that matter to you for just 12 hours of the 8,760 hours in your year, you can learn about issues that impact your life, connect with like-minded New Yorkers, help shape the city you love, and make your voice heard.

Be part of the movement to engage New York, one person, one hour, one year at a time.

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27 Jan

How the Other Half Eats" by Dr. Priya Fielding-Singh

CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute

Inequality in America manifests in many ways, but perhaps nowhere more than in how we eat. Whether it's worrying about how far pantry provisions can stretch or whether there's enough time to get dinner on the table before soccer practice, all families have unique experiences that reveal their partic...

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