Seven from the Class of 2016 Named CPGC Post-Bac Fellows
Itzel Delgado-Gonzalez, Tamar Hoffman, Anthony Marqusee, Kathryn Rowlett, Michaela Ward, and Kaziah White will serve as Haverford House Fellows in Philadelphia. Rebecca Lewinsohn will work with SAATHII in Hyderabad, India, as an International Post-Bac Fellow.
Seven members of the Class of 2016 have been chosen for the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship's (CPGC) Post-Bac Fellowships. Six of those students will serve as the Center's 2016-17 Haverford House Fellows. These six seniors, who were selected for their commitment to social justice and community action, will spend the year after graduation working four days a week with nonprofit organizations in the Philadelphia area and sharing a house in West Philly's Cedar Park neighborhood. These fellows will dedicate their fifth work day to projects that engage Haverford students, staff, and faculty members with local groups devoted to more socially just, healthy, and vibrant communities.
Comparative literature major Itzel Delgado-Gonzalez will serve in the Farmworker Unit at Philadelphia Legal Assistance. Political science major Tamar Hoffman will do her fellowship in the Housing Unit of Community Legal Services. Religion major Anthony Marqusee will work in the Employment Unit of Community Legal Services. Chemistry major Kathryn Rowlett will work at Firsthand, an educational initiative of the University City Science Center. English and psychology major Michaela Ward will serve at the Education Law Center, and anthropology major Kaziah White will work in the Family Law Unit of Philadelphia Legal Assistance.
The seventh CPGC fellow is Rebecca Lewinsohn, who has earned the Center's third ever International Post-Bac Fellow. The biology major will be working with SAATHII (Solidarity and Action Against HIV in India) in Hyderabad, India, from August 2016 through June 2017.