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Loyola University Community Action Program

LUCAP, the Loyola University Community Action Program, is a student-initiated, student-led volunteer service and advocacy organization. LUCAP is open to all students, offering them opportunities for direct service; reflection on larger, related social justice issues; and advocacy and organizing through its many projects in areas such as rebuilding, hunger and homelessness, tutoring and mentoring, and environmentalism.


  • Connect students with volunteer opportunities in the local community.
  • Promote civic engagement & social justice awareness on campus.


  • Join our executive board team.
  • Start your own project.
  • Plan a social justice event on campus.
  • Discern a demonstration on campus with this guide.
  • Follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

Contact us at, or come visit the LUCAP office in the lower level of the Danna Student Center!

LUCAP Projects

Hunger Relief visits Crescent City Cafe, serving food with dignity to New Orleans' homeless population, connecting with service to the community, and bringing awareness to the issue of homelessness.

Students Against Hyper-Incarceration (SAHI) is a Loyola organization to raise awareness of America’s mass incarceration system as the new “Jim Crow,” in which people of color are targeted and victimized based upon race, and forced into the bottom of a caste system for the financial benefit of the “protectors” of the system. 

People for Animal Welfare and Service (PAWS) strives to bring a concern for animals to campus while providing assistance to animal rescue and welfare organizations in the New Orleans community.

Joy Relief LA is a relief project born out of the need to help those affected by Hurricane Ida. The goal of this project is to assist those most impacted by natural disasters through partnering with different organizations and hosting monthly service opportunities, AKA “Second Saturday Service.”

To sign up for any project or to receive our weekly announcements, contact or find us on Instagram and Facebook.