Tag: Colombia

Chris London and Milano IFP Students Assist with Housing Solutions in Pácora, Colombia

Milano faculty Christopher London and his International Field Program students spent the summer studying the complex makeup of free housing establishments in Pácora, Colombia.The students were studying and learning about victims of conflict and displacement in Pácora, when they came across the housing plan that provided free housing to …

Professor Alberto Minujin Interviewed by Colombian newspaper La República

In an interview published by the Colombian newspaper La República, GPIA part-time faculty and Equity for Children Executive Director, Alberto Minujin speaks about a recent project, conducted by Equity for Children in partnership with Cómo Vamos and Fundación Corona, to analyze and compare early childhood quality …

Alumni

Alumni in the News: Ferney Giraldo GPIA ’14 receives Franklin H. Williams Award

Originally from Colombia, Ferney Giraldo has spent over 10 years working in youth and family advocacy and community outreach, both in the U.S. and abroad. From 2008–10, Giraldo served as a Youth and Community Development Volunteer in Guatemala. He worked closely with the local Mayan K’iche community, …

Colombia IFP 2014 – First Week in Manizales

Before heading to La Merced, Pácora and Supía, the towns where each group is conducting fieldwork in Colombia, students of The New School and the Universidad Autónoma de Manizales (UAM) participated in a series of workshops and meetings during their first week in the country. The …