Social and Political Causes
|CAC Annual Valentine's Day Rose sale|
The Human Rights Club brings awareness about global and local human rights issues to the Nobles community. Throughout the year, participants host letter/petition signings to support specific human rights actions; partake in movie nights and discussions on human rights issues (like human trafficking or environmental racism); promote and participate in Amnesty International's “Get on the Bus,” a day long coordinated peaceful protest in New York City, attended by human rights activists throughout the northeast.
CAC aims to generate awareness about cancer and educate the Nobles community on cancer related issues. The group seeks to raise funds for both scientific and environmental research on the causes of cancer, as well as to provide help to families and individuals struggling with the illness. CAC hosts at least three community-wide events each year to fundraise for this cause.
The Community Service Board is a group of self-selected students who plan and execute service projects of interest in conjunction with the Service Learning Department and other clubs and organizations. The Board allows students to support agencies and causes they personally believe in, to hone leadership skills, and to learn how to successfully organize a service project. The group aims to design and complete at least one project a month, such as collection drives and fundraising events.
EAC is Nobles' Environmental Action Committee. The Club’s focus is on community education around issues of sustainability, resource use and conservation. We also support a variety of local, national and global environmental organizations. In the past, EAC has sponsored hunger banquets, pumpkin carving, an Earth festival, recycling initiatives and various guest speakers.
Elected by the student body, SLC promotes and preserves the community spirit of Noble and Greenough School. The Council's role is to build support for feelings of enthusiasm and inclusion in school-wide activities. Every "good school year" and every "well-run school" benefit greatly from the public and private projects of students who work to weave the broadest possible fabric of student life. At Nobles, the initiative for that important function rests with the SLC.
The goals of Students for the Treatment of AIDS Today (STAT) is to educate others about the AIDS epidemic and prevention methods. The group also funds AIDS research and treatments.
The South Africa Exchange club maintains communication and relationships with South African kids; fundraises for different South African organizations; provides education about South Africa; prepares for the annual trip; and offer scholarships for students.
Calling All Crows is an organization dedicated to mobilizing musicians and fans to protect human rights. As a Nobles chapter, we are committed to motivating students to work towards real and meaningful change on a global level. We hope to inspire a long-term commitment to global awareness within the Nobles Community.
The MGVS club strives to educate the Nobles community about the MGVS organization and their work throughout the lower Himalayan mountain range and in particular, the Indian villages of Patrani and Donk. Our purpose is to foster the relationship between Nobles and the village communities, and to support the work of MGVS in four categories: standard of living, education, equality of women and environmental rehabilitation.
The GPS club maintains and strengthens relationships created on Nobles service trips. We will achieve this through fundraising, communication with partner organizations and educating the Nobles community.