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.
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.
Macalester College students Valeska Kohan and Amanda de Souza hope to use their Projects for Peace grant to train Brazilian teachers in anti-racist classroom approaches.
by Laura Meader
Giovanni Novi will use her Projects for Peace grant to develop a curriculum, build an online platform, and deliver workshops and webinars to caregivers and professionals working with seniors in medical, social service, and retirement-living settings.
Denison University grantee Joan Do-Truong used her Projects for Peace grant to create programs to build a community for young Asian American women where they could share their experiences and gain the knowledge to create lasting change in their communities.
Elina Georgiou and Stephanie Kalavazidou designed “Bi-communal Musical Dialogues for Peace” to bridge divided Cypriot communities through music. Read more here!
by Kate Whitman
Trinity College alumnus Stanislav Knezevic ’21 was awarded a Yenching Scholarship to pursue an interdisciplinary master’s degree in China Studies, with a concentration in politics and international relations.
by Amanda Nagy
The third-year international student from Egypt is working to fill a void in extracurricular activities at high schools in his home country.
by Olivia Drake
Diana Naiyanoi Kimojino ’25, Constance Hirwa ’25, and Alice Musabe ’22 are recipients of 2022 Projects for Peace grants, and each will conduct a project in Africa this summer.