During the summer of 2013, sophomore political science major Jordan Almeida had two options on how to spend his vacation. Either sitting around the house burning the summer oil or doing a philanthropy internship in Africa. He chose the latter.
Julius Coles, former president of Africare, discussed the economic and social problems Africa has faced, as well as how the continent has improved in recent years, during his talk on Sept. 20 in the Howell Board Room.
William Rankin, the president and co-founder of the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance spoke at the Campus Center about “Reaching Rural African Villages with HIV Prevention and Care” in front of a crowd of about 80 faculty and students.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
Aiden Aizumi, a transgender activist and University of La Verne alumnus, shared his experience in honor of Transgender Rememberance Day on Nov. 20 via Zoom. This event also centered around remembering those in the transgender community who have died this past year due to violence.