Kevin Solomon

Community Organizer, Durham Community Land Trustees
St. Petersburg, Florida

HIA Program:

United-states United States 2018

Bio:

Born in St. Petersburg, Florida, Kevin Solomon is a rising junior at Duke University with a major in Political Science and minors in African & African American Studies and Environmental Sciences & Policy. He is actively engaged in local politics in Durham, North Carolina, where he works with the Durham Community Land Trustees to advocate for permanently affordable housing. Kevin is an executive member of the Duke Disability Alliance, assistant at the Duke Human Rights Center, undergraduate organizer for the Fight for $15 campaign, and executive member of the Duke Coalition for Alleviating Poverty. Next year, he will participate in SIT’s Global Cities study abroad program, where he will study urban environments in NYC, Buenos Aires, Barcelona, and Cape Town. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys swing dance, distance running, and percussion. After Duke, Kevin intends to pursue a J.D. and continue his work in local politics.

 

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