J-Ville Raises Attention to Homelessness


credit: Duke Chronicle

J-Ville, an interfaith initiative, raises awareness about pressing social issues such as homelessness.

This starts a new tenting tradition among interfaith Duke students on a Sunday night. A camper is transformed into a mobile health unit to assist the homeless and the needy. This unit is dubbed as the care-ivan.

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