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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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.
The political science major received research funding to support her senior thesis on the prosecutorial reform movement.
The independent studies major is spending her summer with the Refugee Youth Service in Athens, Greece, where she’s supporting the city’s young refugee community.