YKA DE CASTILLO
MINIMESTER 2019 CONT.
“We made a brochure for [Rosa Health Centers] and some art to help advertise an event they are hosting.”
11 9. “Eating meals together is a good way to get to know each other,” said Shonali Palacios ’19, who participated in
Food, Culture & the Immigrant Experience – Latin track. “It was so rewarding after putting so much effort into the dishes we were making to sit down and enjoy our meals. Cooking like this is a lost art.”
10. Tayae Rogers ’20 (far left) who participated in the Chinese track of the same course, added that she felt encouraged
to try more authentic foods: “We also learned how to figure out what was authentic in different regional cuisine.” Students in Food, Culture & the Immigrant Experience learned to prepare traditional foods authentically as well as the impact of culture, geography, and immigration policies on the preparations those foods.
11. Margaux Van Allen ’20 recounted her visit to the Rosa Health Center in Georgetown, Delaware as part of their
learning in Exploring Reproductive Justice. The center provides services for mostly recent-immigrant patients. “We made a brochure for [Rosa Health Centers] and some art to help advertise an event they are hosting.”
Ambassador Samantha Power joined us for the 21st Annual Benjamin Cooper lecture, held on November 19, 2018, sharing her journey to ambassadorship and seeking to inspire others to diplomacy or public service. Ambassador Power spoke about her commitment to making change in the world and ending genocide by integrating human consequences into foreign policy.
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