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Scholar Profile: Using time in college to delve into poverty, past and future

Author: Sarah Kubinski

In the first cohort of students, Nat Thomas '17, has been making the most of her time at Notre Dame and
with the AnBryce Scholars Initiative. “As a first-generation student, you often don’t have a precedent for college navigation, and you often lack social and cultural capital.”

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Scholar Profile: Poverty, incarceration and the power of presence

Author: Ryan Milburn

Jessica Pedroza ’17, a political science major, spent eight weeks in Cochabamba, Bolivia, as part of the Center for Social Concern’s International Summer Service Learning Program, participating in two different ministry sites—an afterschool tutoring program and Manos Con Libertad, an organization that supports incarcerated and ex-incarcerated women with empowerment classes, new skills, and employment.

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