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Inaugural Activist-in-Residence Award for Addressing Systemic Injustices in the U.S.

Calling all activists! The Kroc School at the University of San Diego is now accepting applicants for its inaugural Activist-in-Residence program. The program is designed to promote the careers of activists at the vanguard of addressing systemic injustices and entrenched inequalities in the United States.

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By studying peace I learned how to affect cultures and build subcultures that could thrive in inner city San Diego where injustice dominates. – Chris Yanov
I think USD is light years ahead of many other schools in terms of innovation and entrepreneurship. Having a chance to participate in global social innovation, right here in San Diego? Its a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. – Brittany Kirk '20 (MA)
The benefits of living in between borders are insanely practical, making us and our students better suited for the jobs and problems of the future. – Rachel Christensen

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Coming to the Kroc School has helped me gain the practical skills for conflict analysis in conjunction with international negotiations. Now, when I see injustice, I feel compelled to speak up because I have the background and the context to deal with it. – Elizabeth Spangenberg

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