Over summer 2023, UNC Chapel Hill students Divya Patel and Grace May partnered with the Refugee Community Partnership to provide art therapy and community building opportunities for the local Afghan refugee population.
This summer, two recent University of Richmond graduates completed Projects for Peace. Ngan Bui, helped to educate Cambodian communities to fight human trafficking, while Richmond Scholar Elspeth Collard, worked to install Predator Peace Lights in the Maasai region of Kenya.
Allie Stankewich, a member of the 2023 Projects for Peace cohort from Washington & Lee, talks about her implementation experience, future plans, and how her time at W&L has shaped her.
The two most recent Bowdoin recipients of Projects for Peace grants made progress this summer on the issues they’re committed to solving: addressing environmental threats in Serbia and ending the practice of female genital mutilation.
by Anara Katz
Alejandra Morales Torres will utilize her grant to improve the lives of migrant children in her hometown of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Middlebury College student Christine McDow ’21 designed a Project for Peace intended to challenge racism by compiling the oral histories of Black Americans.
Friends and collaborators Cormac McCrimmon, Andres Madrigal, and Manuel Uribe will use their grant to focus on the power of art to enact social change.
by Yale Jackson
Lucy Calcott and Rolando Kattan Rubi will spend this summer in South Africa and Honduras, respectively, implementing projects that address critical societal issues.
Junior Rabecca Ndhlovu, a Davis United World College Scholar from Zambia, hopes her effort will help reduce period poverty, which is defined as inadequate access to menstrual hygiene tools and education.