For her International Public Service Project, Allison Gent is working with Junior Achievement Tanzania, one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs that prepares the young people of Tanzania for employment and entrepreneurship.
Dr. Nichola Driver has been announced as the new Faculty Director for the Office of Community Engagement. Driver, who joined the Clinton School faculty in July 2018 as a professor for Field Research Methods and Program Evaluation, will provide leadership and strategic vision for the Office of Community Engagement.
Since early May, Sean Street has been in Jerusalem working with MassChallenge Israel, a zero-equity startup accelerator that brings the latest startup innovations and technologies to a global community of funders.
Helping Overcome Obstacles Peru (HOOP) is a nonprofit that seeks to fill a void in the South American country’s public education system by offering free English classes. HOOP facilitates community change that goes beyond the acquisition of a new language – it holds the potential to unlock doors to prosperity for the youth of Arequipa.
Working with Women Political Leaders, an independent non-partisan foundation that serves as a global network of female politicians, Christian Scott-Richards (Mountain View, Ark.) is assisting in the planning of the foundation’s annual conference, WPL Summit 2019, the world’s foremost gathering of female political leaders.
Alex Tingquist's International Public Service Project will be spent assisting the European Federation of National Organizations working with the Homeless (FEANTSA) in Brussels, Belgium. FEANTSA is the only European NGO focusing exclusively on the fight against homelessness.
Jordan Sanders (Little Rock, Ark.) recently began her 10-week International Public Service Project with Girl Up Initiative Uganda. Sanders is in the early stages of an impact assessment of GUIU’s Adolescent Girls Program, which focuses on building local women and girls’ capacities for individual empowerment and social survival.
As a way to expand its reentry services, Our House partnered with the Clinton School to form a Practicum team made up of four first-year students to research the possibility of creating a mentorship program.
This summer, 35 students enrolled in the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service Master of Public Service degree program will conduct International Public Service Projects.
The Clinton School Speaker Series not only enhances the education of Clinton School students, but also provides a venue for the public to engage in intellectual discussions on the issues of the day.