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Ecuador

Social and Political Transformation in Ecuador

Students explore the cultural, social, economic, and political landscape in Ecuador. They soak in the beauty and stark contrasts of Quito, their home base, They experience...

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United States

Inequality in America

In America today, the top 1% owns 47% of the nation's wealth and earns nearly 25% of the nation's income. Wealth and income gaps have reached levels not seen since the Great...

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United States

Art for Social Change

What is art for? How do our identities influence the art we make? How do we create work that examines systems of power, oppression, and liberation? Seek answers to these

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Norway

The New Norway: Globalization and National Identity

HECUA's New Norway program focuses on the social, cultural, and political effects of mass immigration, and examines attempts to engage new Norwegians who have come to the...

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Ecuador

Community Internships in Latin America

Ten years ago, Ecuadorians voted in a referendum to adopt a new constitution. Progressives were thrilled by the document, and the accompanying promises of then-president

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United States

Environmental Sustainability–Ecology, Policy, Transformation

Students learn how and why environmental burdens are inequitable distributed, and explore the work of communities organizing for radical, lasting change. At the heart of

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United States

Race in America, Then and Now

How are ordinary people moved to extraordinary action? The Black Freedom Movement (also known as the Civil Rights Movement) of the 1950s and 1960s, and more recent movements...

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland: Democracy and Social Change

What are the root causes of the Northern Ireland conflict, commonly known as The Troubles? What progress has been made toward building sustainable peace? In a country where...

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New Zealand

New Zealand Culture and the Environment: A Shared Future

HECUA and colleagues in New Zealand have developed an interdisciplinary program devoted to the interconnections of society and the environment in New Zealand. The program...

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New Zealand

New Zealand Culture and the Environment: A Shared Future

New Zealand Culture and the Environment: A Shared Future is an incredible international learning opportunity provided by HECUA: Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs...

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Italy

Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Justice in Italy

In this 16-credit program from the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs, students live and work at the Castello Sonnino, a historic estate roughly 12 miles outside...

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