The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship offers local community engagement opportunities, community-engaged courses and curricular pathways, and financial support for student and faculty activities that advance peace, social justice, and global citizenship.
These courses feature applied, ethical action off-campus, as well as major, minor, and concentration pathways for social justice work.
We're committed to supporting students and faculty by providing funds for projects and events related to the mission of the Center.
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Study plants and their evolutionary, agricultural, and human context in ENVS/BIO 118 Plants and People or ENVS/BIO 318 Economic Botany. Ten students will be selected to participate in the spring break 2020 field study in Trinidad and Tobago.
The computer science major is developing Flux, his project dedicated to bringing clean water to those who need it in his home country of Kenya.
The rising sophomore brought an "antidisciplinary" lens to computational thinking as he designed a computer science course in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab, taught it in Mongolia, and then analyzed the findings to help educators.
Hunter Logan ’22 is learning the many ways that educators support their students during his CPGC-sponsored internship with the nonprofit organization Philadelphia Futures, which helps first-generation and low-income high school students find and pursue higher education.
A team of Bi-Co students spent their summer in Mexico City at two nonprofits that support people who have recently returned from or been deported by the U.S. The internship finds them teaching English classes, hosting movie nights, preparing meals, and organizing activists across the region.
The anthropology major is spending her second summer supporting vulnerable parties in the immigration crisis on a CPGC-funded internship, this time working to provide accessible legal counsel for immigrants in Philadelphia.
The environmental studies major and squash player is supporting the preservation efforts of the Asa Wright Nature Centre in Trinidad and Tobago through a CPGC/KINSC Fellowship.
The anthropology major is giving a voice to unheard histories as an intern for the BlackQuakerProject through a CPGC Fellowship.