The national scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing careers related to the environment, Native American tribal sovereignty, and health care.
"I feel fortunate to work at UMass at a time of institutional transformation and to contribute to making the campus a more equitable and inclusive place for all."
Students in SPP's Social & Environmental Enterprises class offered recommendations to the Freedom Café on ways to better support its mission and strengthen its sales.
"Every elected official has the potential to create meaningful change in their community, regardless of the position. While presidential, Congressional, and gubernatorial races are exciting, paying attention to state and local elections can bring substantive changes in your community, too."
The event included dozens of locally organized events on five continents, as well as a twenty-four-hour series of webinars led by speakers from across the globe.
"The best part of my job is working with the community of partners across the state on the shared goal of connecting workers to good jobs that help keep businesses competitive in Massachusetts."