Study Abroad

A poster child for bike safety – Nelson’s story

Nelson Dow, a junior at Denison University majoring in Environmental Studies, spent the fall in New Zealand, with HECUA’s New Zealand Culture and Environment: A Shared Future semester. The program, like all HECUA semester-long programs here and abroad, includes a significant internship component. Nelson spent his time as an intern promoting recreational and commuter cycling, working […] Read More »

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Student Blogger Study USA

Voices for Racial Justice and #pointergate – Taylor’s Story

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities student Taylor Day is enrolled in HECUA’s Inequality in America program this semester. Her internship placement site is the powerful advocacy and training group Voices for Racial Justice (formerly the Organizing Apprenticeship Project). In the post below, Taylor describes how her work at Voices for Racial Justice affected her […] Read More »

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“I was in class when the market collapsed.” – Kenza’s story

“Relationship building, knowing different organizations–these are things we developed in the Inequality in America classroom. It gave me context for the ecosystem of nonprofits here, a map of organizations with similar values.” Read More »

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Building connections and confidence – Darius’ story

“HECUA provided me with access to wise people in the world and in the community. That was the thing I appreciated most: the ability to connect with people.” Read More »

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Alumni Profile

“I feel like I’m learning myself all over again.” – Michelle’s Story

“I feel like I’m learning myself all over again. This organization helps me see what I am capable of, because I can see that it’s all of us together.” Read More »

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