A student-arranged “Practice Experience” is the signature element of the GPP Minor, providing an opportunity for students to connect the theory and practice of poverty action. GPP Students have completed practices experiences in the Bay Area, United States, and in over 70+ countries.
Check out some of their stories here!
Supporting Reproductive Health Services and Education in India
Location: Jaipur, India
PE Org: A Broader View
Anika & Anjali Kalra
Molecular & Cell Biology Students
Learning From Rural Farming Communities in Colombia
Location: San Juan de Pasto, Colombia
PE Org: Fundación Suyusama
Working with Resettled Refugee Communities in Oakland
PE Org: Refugee Transitions
Protecting Civil Rights for Those Impacted by the Criminal Justice System
Location: New Orleans
PE Org: Voice of the Experience
Defending the Rights of Homeless Communities in the Bay Area
Location: San Francisco
PE Org: The Coalition on Homelessness
Philosophy & Legal Studies
Fostering Accessible Healthcare Services in the Bay Area
PE Org: La Clinica de la Raza
Molecular & Cell Biology
Facilitating Art Programs for Urban Youth
Location: Quezon City, the Phillippines
PE Org: People’s Solidarity
Improving safe housing and water sanitation in slums
Location: Ahmedabad, India
PE Org: Manila Housing Trust
Several students in the GPP Minor have documented their Practice Experiences by keeping blogs. Follow the links below to visit their blogs and learn more about their experiences and insights.
All GPP students are encouraged to submit original photographs from their practice experience for the GPP Annual Photo Contest. Winners are voted on by GPP students, faculty and Blum staff, and are evaluated by visual content, aesthetic, and a compelling photo caption that reveals a deeper meaning to the image.