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While the past month I’ve spent working for Hope For the Silent Voices hasn’t been quite as riveting as the time I actually spent in Panama, it was satisfying in the sense that I could behold the fruits of my … Continue reading
Over this past summer, Dallas has been a haven for refugees from crisis-stricken Iraq and Syria, while also assisting federal agencies with the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. Many Dallas advocacy organizations, nonprofits, and county officials are staying … Continue reading
Before I head off to London, I had to make a stop at the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Attorney General’s Office in Austin. Human trafficking has had its long history in Texas, but what we are doing to … Continue reading
Gopika is a senior majoring in economics and political science in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2014 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. She has internships with Refugee Services of Texas in Austin and Stop the Traffik in London. Continue reading
Unfortunately, my summer at Arts for All has come to an end. I am so grateful to everyone at the LA County Arts Commission, and the generosity of the Maguire Center and Irby Family Foundation, for making this experience possible. … Continue reading
As I’m coming to the conclusion of my fellowship, I am growing increasingly attached to Nexus and the people there. However, I am grateful my time does not end here. I will be continuing my research beyond the fellowship, and … Continue reading
An update from Residential Community Director Krystal K. Jones and Residential Life Assistant Director for Training & Development Eleanor Luna: As our group flies home to Dallas and traverses several time zones, there’s that eerie feeling of time travel. When … Continue reading
There have been many highlights during my time at ENP, but some of my favorites were the girls’ nights that I planned and led. The girls’ nights were my way of building self-confidence within the girls as well as developing … Continue reading
An update from Olivia, a sophomore majoring in finance and education, and a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps in Morrison McGinnis Commons: As our trip to Oxford came to a close, we took one last trip through town … Continue reading
An update from Kaleb, a sophomore majoring in accounting and advertising-creative, and a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps in Ware Commons: Today in Oxford we had an extremely busy day! We had a tour of Univ College, Exeter … Continue reading