Service-Learning

The Effects of Eviction on People in Middlesex County

Rob Rosenthal teaches a course called the Community Research Seminar, which incorporates theory and a large research project that supports a community initiative. Community partners, such as local nonprofits or agencies, submit proposals for research that would help them do their work more efficiently or effectively. This service-learning course is a unique opportunity to turn…

Service in Student Forums

The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life supports the integration of academic study and civic engagement through service-learning courses, the nonprofit board residency program, the collaborative cluster, academic fellowships, and the engaged scholarship of faculty. But this work is happening outside of Allbritton, too! For this post, I collected stories from a few…

Enrichment Grant Report: Carlos Eguiluz Rosas

Carlos Eguiluz Rosas was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, he participated in an inter-faith service trip over spring break. You can read Carlos’ reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit thePCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. From March 14th to March…

Enrichment Grant Report: Trevon Gordon

Trevon Gordon was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, he participated in a mission trip to Ghana to install a solar power business. You can read Trevor’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   The entire Saha…

Enrichment Grant Report: Bethlehem Bekele ’19

Bethlehem Bekele ’19 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, she participated in an inter-faith service trip over spring break. You can read Bethlehem’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. During the second week of spring…

Service-Learning Courses Fall 2016

There are so many great service-learning classes coming up this spring! Service-learning courses are unique opportunities to integrate what you’re doing in the classroom to service projects in the community. As you can see, any subject or discipline can be applied to engaged service work. Do you love astronomy? You can spend a semester doing public astronomy…

Summer Climate Justice Fellowship 2016

Better Future Project is proud to announce the second season of our Climate Justice Fellowship Program — the Summer Fellowship! Get in-depth training and hands-on experience on climate justice movement building and campaigning in Massachusetts. Program Details: Spend your summer from June 5th – August 11th fighting for climate justice in the greater Boston area…

New York Union Semester

Live in New York City. Defend workers’ rights. Get paid and earn college credits.   New York Union Semester is full-time semester-long program that combines rigorous academic study with first-hand experience within the labor movement. As interns, students learn hands-on how unions and labor organizations fight for workers’ rights by contributing to the movement themselves.…

Eye Movement and Reading Lab

Professor Barbara Juhasz, Akila Raoul ’16, and Micaela Kaye ’16 took a field trip to the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center last December as a part of Professor Juhasz’s Eye Movement and Reading Lab to explore compound words and how they are created with first- fifth grade students in the after-school program at Green…

SHOFCO Summer Institute

Kennedy Odede ’12 is one of Africa’s best- known community organizers and social entrepreneurs. Kennedy lived for twenty- three of his thirty years in the Kibera Slum, the largest slum in Africa, where he experienced the devastating realities of life in extreme poverty first hand. Still, he dreamed about changing his community. He saved 20…