The sun was bright, the heat was strong, and the smell of clean air filled the town. This description would normally be the detailed depiction of what heaven would be, but for my sister and I, this was hell.
A little bit of my back-story: Hello,
I am working as an Executive Intern for the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and engagement of African American and black immigrant communities. Our efforts are intended to help migrants organize and advocate for racial, social, and
Faculty members Karen Velasquez (Co-op) and Kevin Mulhall (Library) are recipients of this year's GLCA Library of Congress Research Initiative. They will be joined by students Jane Foreman '17, Keegan Smith-Nichols '17, and Hannah Strange '17 on a 10-day visit, this summer, to the Library of Congress in
Where do I begin? Getting started was probably the most difficult part of the job so far. Before arriving I already knew that part of the job was to work with the kids at Yo’Onik, but what exactly did that mean? Upon first arriving I
For the past two years, Dr. Karen Velasquez, Co-op faculty and advisor has been researching Latino-Korean working relationships within the "Koreatown" neighborhoods of Manhattan and Queens, New York City. Most interested in learning "how immigration affects people in their every day lives," she spent her
Rebecca Smith '16, is currently on her fifth co-op at Voces Mesoamericanas in Chiapas, Mexico. Her job involves assisting with the planning and implementation of workshops, events, and fundraisers to increase awareness for indigenous communities and migrants. She is currently spearheading a campaign that focuses
I remember struggling in my advanced Spanish classes and wondering if it was worth it to complete the three-year program. My main motivation to continue became the option of doing an additional fifth co-op in a Spanish speaking country as the final capstone experience of