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Deanelle Thompson

October 17, 2017

Deanelle Thompson is a senior Political Science and Spanish double major with a minor in Cognitive Science. As a Bonner Senior Intern, Deanelle assists in leading and managing the Bonner Leaders Program. Deanelle previously worked with community partner RENA to address … Continued

Blackspace

October 17, 2017

Blackspace provides free Pan-African centered social entrepreneurship and digital media resources for local youth. Blackspace also works with a team of Artivists to teach workshops in beat making, computer graphics, videography, radio, spoken word and puppetry with a particular focus … Continued

Refugee Community Partnership

October 17, 2017

Refugee Community Partnership is a community-driven organization working to build unique, holistic, and comprehensive support infrastructure for relocated families. All of Refugee Community Partnership’s initiatives are born out of grassroots community assessments; from the start, they have listened. Through community … Continued

Anayancy Estacio-Manning

October 16, 2017

Anayancy Estacio-Manning is from Fayetteville, North Carolina and attended Cross Creek Early College High School before going to UNC-Chapel Hill. In high school, Anayancy was captain of the Quiz Bowl team, Beta Club Vice President, Spanish Club president and a member … Continued

Alyssa Worthem

October 16, 2017

Alyssa Worthem is a first-year student interested in studying Environmental Studies, Political Science, and Spanish. Alyssa graduated from William Fremd High School in Palatine, Illinois, where she was an officer of National Honor Society, Spanish Student of the Year, and Director … Continued

Areej Hussein

October 16, 2017

Areej Hussein is a sophomore Bonner Leader pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and Nutrition on the Pre-Medical track. Areej is partnered with SCALE to address issues of injustice in the education system. Areej serves underrepresented students in grades … Continued

Mateo Carvalho

October 16, 2017

Mateo Carvalho is double majoring in Public Policy and Political Science. Mateo is a Program Assistant at The Corner Teen Center where he helps to run their free afterschool program for middle school students. Mateo also assists with drop-in programing for … Continued

Veda Patil

October 11, 2017

Veda Patil is a first-year Political Science and English double major with a minor in Statistics. Veda works at the Marian Creek Jackson Center for Saving and Making History as her Bonner Community partner. Veda has a special interest in … Continued

Lauren Jurgenson

October 11, 2017

Lauren Jurgensen of Rocky Point, North Carolina graduated from Heide Trask High School. Lauren was the Drum Major of Marching Band for three years and led a club advocating for the social and educational inclusion of students with special needs. Lauren … Continued