Class Objectives

The Shelter is a 24-hour comprehensive emergency service center that serves as a point of entry into assistance by coordinating services and responding to immediate needs of individuals and families until appropriate permanent housing can be arranged.

The Shelter's Mission

Joshua Simon

ENC1145 was a course that pushed my writing to its limits. It tought me to observe the world around me and to learn from what I see. This class made me a more aware and active community member.

Chez Perlini

I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. I’m a great place for you to tell a story and let your users know a little more about you.

Nick Dumais

Throughout the ENC 1145 course about writing in community action I have learned a lot about bettering the society we live in. The course made me a more active and analytical member in my community.

Being involved in the community is a fun and uniqe experience. I have enjoyed my experience volunteering and I am looking forward to see this organization grow

Evan Byrd

Students will expand their notions of “writing” and “text” and the diversity of writing acts in academic and nonacademic settings and investigate the role of “text” and “writing” in enacting positive social change in community settings.

Students will gain an understanding of rhetorical situation, audience, and genre in order to carefully and thoughtfully respond to a variety of writing tasks inside and outside of the academy.

Students will engage with non-profit organizations that benefit the Tallahassee community in order to appreciate and investigate the diversity of our local community.

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Volunteer Shifts:

4:30-7:30 & 6:30-9:30

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This class offers a hands-on experience into serving one's community and enhancing your writing skills throughout the coiurse.


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