“Junt@s is a soon-to-be organization that aims to bring economic opportunity through sewing for women who are heads of households, victims of domestic violence, or casualties of the political conflict in La Merced, Caldas, Colombia.” -Daniela Talero
Category Archive: Projects
Each semester, the Sustainable Urban Communities (SUC) practicum offers Milano students the opportunity to reach outside the classroom and make a impact in the broader community, addressing issues from affordable housing to food systems to disaster recovery.
“Many of the classes I have taken at Milano have helped to shape my concept as well as think about where this fits into the marketplace. In one of the core Nonprofit Management courses, Fundraising and Development, I was able to use class assignments to develop actual grant proposals and competition applications for Sweet Generation.” -Amy Chasan
“One thing I love about The New School is how political and progressive everyone is – there is a willingness to criticize the status quo and to think outside the box. I heard about the New Challenge during orientation at the New School and immediately knew I had to submit Drive Change as a candidate for it. I knew that Drive Change was my chance to take on a project that would impact a population that our economic and political system has failed, and to do it in a way that is creative, relevant and financially sustainable.” -Annie Bickerton
The Los Angeles Review of Books recently printed an interview of author Salman Rushdie conducted by GPIA alum Shaun Randol, the topics of which ranged from censorship and freedom of expression, the role of the writer in times of conflict, and whether Twitter is a force for good or a distraction. Author of 11 novels …