Dear SHECP Community, We are thrilled to announce the SHECP 2021 Academic Program theme, “Practicing Equity at the Intersection of Race and Poverty,” which provides focus for study and dialogue by examining the relationship [...]
Dear SHECP Community, We are pleased to announce this Fall's Alumni Town Hall Meeting. About the Session: Join us for this important Town Hall Meeting to share your input regarding the strategic direction of [...]
Dear SHECP Community, We are pleased to announce a virtual mentorship/shadowing opportunity for SHECP Alumni Interested in Medicine. About the Session: Dr. Susan Giampalmo (SHECP Class of 2010) is a current resident in Yale's [...]
Dear SHECP Community, We are pleased to announce an opportunity for Alumni interested in a career in education to learn more about the field. About the Session: Join SHECP Alums Jennifer Covey, Alison Masson [...]
This opportunity truly changed my outlook on addiction and poverty in society. I have seen poverty abroad and I have seen poverty in America, but this internship really helped me look at the reasons for how people could become entrenched in a cycle of poverty.
Reny Matthew, Baylor University
During my time at Youth Force, I truly understood the impacts of grassroots campaigns. In a room of teenagers, I was standing around those who are effectively pressuring state government to change their stances on many vital issues.
Andre Ware, Niagara University
My summer as a Shepherd Intern was a great opportunity for me to live out Notre Dame’s poverty studies minor; I learned so much about health insurance and health access in low-income communities and how I hope to practice medicine in the future.
Rachel Tullio, University of Notre Dame
Working with LIFT-Philadelphia personalized the issues of poverty and inequality for me. I couldn’t have fully learned the facts of these issues without having met some of the people who live them every day. Knowing their stories has made me determined to make a difference.
Morgan Whitehead, Centre College