Poverty

Kayhinam Llaqtay (This is my land)

Lima | 2008

Emilie Etienne

Twenty teenagers living in a Peruvian slum were encouraged to reflect on their roots, their cultures and their community over the course of six months.

Kayhinam Llaqtay (This is my land)
Raising the Voices of Undocumented Youth

Milroy, PA | 2014

Carlos Gonzalez Sierra

Senior Fellow Carlos Gonzalez helped coordinate a conference that brought together undocumented youth in Pennsylvania for a weekend of leadership, organizing and community building.

Raising the Voices of Undocumented Youth
College Club

Atlanta, GA | 2014

Mia Ozegovic

Senior Fellow Mia Ozegovic created aa tutoring and mentoring program that provides pathways to college for low-income students interested in pursuing higher learning.

"Night without a roof" Calling Attention to Homeless Adolescents

Utrecht | 2010

Petra Rietberg, Ayla Murad, Floortje Anna de Jong

A dinner discussion followed by a night spent on the street to generate awareness on youth homelessness in the Netherlands and to raise funds for homeless adolescents.

Night without a roof
Bridging the Hispanic Achievement Gap

Portland, OR | 2016

Esmeralda Herrera

Bridging the Hispanic Achievement Gap created a class curriculum that combines Latino heritage, Spanish, English, and essay writing to help bridge the Hispanic Achievement Gap in high school.

'Agua Limpia, Aire Limpio': Community Impact in Rural Guatemala

Jocotenango | 2018

Vaclav Masek

Influenced by his experiences as a child, Senior Fellow Vaclav Masek is dedicated to giving families throughout Guatemala the ability to breathe clean air and drink clean water.

'Agua Limpia, Aire Limpio': Community Impact in Rural Guatemala
SHE Talks

Lagos | 2017

Faith Oloruntoba

Always passionate about women and girls' rights, public health and social justice, Senior Fellow Faith Oloruntoba came up with a sex education campaign program encouraging young Nigerian teenage girls to talk freely about "taboo" topics relating to sexual health.

SHE TALKS
Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education

Pittsburgh, PA | 2013

Tara Kane Prendergast, Beth Goldberg, Ryan Gayman

Empowers resettled refugee youth by building the capacity of university-based refugee tutoring and mentoring programs.

Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education
Excavating Atlanta: A Podcast Series

Atlanta

Virginia Spinks

Senior Fellow Virginia Spinks created Excavating Atlanta, a podcast series which explores the history and residual effects of structural inequality in the City of Atlanta.

Global Health on the Streets of Aarhus

Aarhus | 2017

Simon Bruun Bech

Senior Fellow Simon Bech biked around Aarhus, Denmark with a trailer in tow to spread awareness of the social aspects to global health issues while funding field work by MSF.