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An update from Abigail, a sophomore majoring in human rights and public relations: As we load the buses today to begin our long journey home, one thought stands in my mind: What is my first step? It’s easy to ask … Continue reading
An update from Alyssa, a senior majoring in journalism and human rights: Yesterday we met with Jerry Mitchell. Mitchell is an investigative reporter who has helped reopen several cases of racially based murders during the civil rights movement. Because of … Continue reading
An update from Liz: The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn., was an accumulation of many of our previous stops. The linear progression of the museum allows the visitor to travel through time from the birth of slavery to … Continue reading
And update from Alyssa, a senior majoring in journalism and human rights: Yesterday we met with Jerry Mitchell, an investigative reporter who has helped reopen several cases of racial-based murders during the civil rights movement. Because of his work, four … Continue reading
An update from Kate, a human rights major: When we went to Auschwitz-Birkenau, it was the first day it had snowed in Poland since we had been there. Snow was barely coating the ground, but I remember every time I took … Continue reading
An update from sophomore Kayla, a double major in political science and human rights: After spending 10 amazing days taking in Costa Rican culture and visiting with amazing human rights organizations, I can proudly say this was a powerful learning experience unlike … Continue reading
An update from Alexandra, a graduate student in the Master of Liberal Studies program, studying human rights and social justice: Today we visited a controversial museum called the House of Terror, located inside a building that housed the old Nazi and Communist … Continue reading
An update from Jennifer, a junior majoring in human rights and public policy: Traveling to Central America was nothing foreign to me. Or at least that was what I thought when I signed up for the SLI trip to Costa … Continue reading
Our group worshipped this morning in Bethlehem, at the Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church. The service was conducted in both Arabic and English. Following worship, we traveled to Jerusalem and spent time at the Western Wall. Also known as the Wailing … Continue reading