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Study Abroad: Indigenous Rights & Environmental Justice in Bolivia

UO student in Bolivia doing community cleanup work with indigenous child

Apply for the University of Oregon’s 3-week long Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice study abroad program in Bolivia:

Scholarships are available. The priority deadline for applications is February 15, which is also the deadline for the Scholarship Essay. Visit the website linked above for more information.

Also, on February 12, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in 199 Esslinger Hall, student alumni who went on the program in summer 2019 will give a presentation on their experiences and ongoing service-learning, supporting Guarayo and Monkox/Chiquitano Indigenous peoples in Bolivia through the new student organization they founded, Students for Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice in Bolivia. Please consider volunteering with the group even if you don’t go to Bolivia. Opportunities are also available for internships with Indigenous and non-governmental organizations like World Wildlife Fund and CEJIS in Bolivia.

International Studies majors can fulfill their 10 week intercultural experience requirement by participating in the program and either interning with a Bolivian organization for several weeks after the program or by working remotely on community projects.

Read an announcement letter from Derrick Hindery, program co-leader: Indigenous-Rights-Environmental-Justice-in-Bolivia-study-abroad

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