CUNY BA Workshop on Internships and International Affairs,
April 13th, 2011
(From left: Maisha Lopa, Rachel McCroy, Michelle Muita, and Andrew Aldworth, Photo courtesy of cunyba.gc.cuny.edu)
Assistant to the Executive Director, Rachel McCroy, participated in the CUNY BA’s workshop,in which more than 60 people attended. She discussed how she became involved with the FPCD,and the importance of being passionate about pursuing what is important to you. Other speakers,Maisha Lopa, Michelle Muita, and Andrew Aldworth, spoke about their personal journey’s andadvice on how to secure a internship to gain experience. At the end of the workshop, she discussed with students how to become involved with the FPCD’s haiti project.
(Greg, presenting to group of students)
CUNY BA Fall Get Together,
November 22nd, 2011
The CUNY Graduate Center located on 365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6412, New York, NY 10016hosted an event in which students the opportunity to hear from young students involved insocial activism. One of the speakers were partners of the FPCD. Greg, one of the founders of SpringBreak in Haiti, discussed his organizations encouragement of youth to explore the culture of Haiti andparticipating in service-learning events through tourism. The event attracted large amounts of studentsinterested in social activism and becoming aware of the FPCD's launch to build a youth center, andproviding social services for at-risk children. Spring Break in Haiti would host service-learning trips toHaiti for interested students.To learn more about the CUNY Graduate Center, please visit: cunyba.gc.cuny.edu