College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Study Human Rights with Global Youth Connect in Colombia, Rwanda and Tanzania

Global Youth Connect is pleased to announce 3 short-term programs for students interested in studying human rights in context in summer 2017. 

All programs are field-based, led by experienced practitioners in the fields of advocacy, development and law, and enroll international and local participants creating unique opportunities for substantive cultural exchange and immersion. 

For more information about any of these opportunities, please contact

About Global Youth Connect

Founded in 1999 by young leaders from both the USA and post-genocide countries like Guatemala and Bosnia-Herzegovina, Global Youth Connect advances human rights by empowering young activists from around the globe to meet face-to-face, exchange ideas and take action together in collaboration with grassroots NGOs, policy makers, and other stakeholders.

Global Youth Connect’s programs provide young leaders (ages 18-35) from a wide range of ethnic, national, economic and religious backgrounds with opportunities to learn more about human rights and enhance their ability to take action on pressing human rights issues. 

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