SANFORD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY at Duke University

Linda Yi

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Linda Yi

"All of the adults I interviewed had no doubt as to what Hua Dan did. 'Hua Dan builds relationships,' they said. Relationships between fathers and sons, mothers and daughters,students and teachers.There was some talk about the art and theater behind this camp, but almost as an afterthought."

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Grady Lenkin

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Grady Lenkin

Grady shares his experience as a community organizer for a healthcare cost containment action held by the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization in mid-September.

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Alumni Spotlight:Brandon Busteed

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Alumni Spotlight:Brandon Busteed

"My advice to Duke undergraduates is: do not rely on the traditional pathways to success."

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Bruce Payne Talks About His Love for the Arts

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Bruce Payne Talks About His Love for the Arts

"After seeing Ella Fitzgerald perform at the Black Hawk nightclub, I had this sense that performances were sometimes magical."

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Hart Fellows Alumni Gathering: March 2013

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Hart Fellows Alumni Gathering: March 2013

Six Hart Fellows alumni gathered at Duke for a round table discussion with HLP undergraduates in March as part of HLP's 25th Anniversary Celebration.

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Going Public with Hot-button National Issues

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Going Public with Hot-button National Issues

Students in the Leadership, Policy and Change course hosted an open forum about national gun policy legislation two days before the U.S. Senate voted on a controversial package of bills.

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Visible Thinking

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Visible Thinking

Fourteen SOL students presented their community-based research projects at Visible Thinking, Duke University’s annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. More than one hundred Trinity College students from all disciplines showcased results of faculty-mentored research projects, ranging from humanities

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25th Anniversary

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25th Anniversary

When the Hart Leadership Program (HLP) was launched in 1987 by Bruce Payne, its goal was to connect service to the classroom. That summer, Payne started a community service program called Interns in Conscience, where students worked with organizations that served the homeless.

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Bruce Payne

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Bruce Payne

There are two things you need to learn about in order to exercise leadership. The first is who you are – what are the talents and gifts that I have? And the second is what do leadership opportunities look like and particularly, what do opportunities look like for someone like me?

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Leadership Lessons

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Leadership Lessons

Ikal Angelei is a Kenyan environmental activist and community organizer with a fresh take on what leadership means. Only 31 years old, she has the seriousness of purpose of someone much older.

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Karmel Wong

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Karmel Wong

From the beginning of my collaboration with my supervisor from International Child Art Foundation, I knew that community based research (CBR) wasn’t going to be easy…

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Evolve

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Evolve

“I’ve always been interested in entrepreneurship,” says senior Lina Feng. “Because of my parents, I’ve had an entrepreneurial mindset ever since I was very young. It’s what attracted me to the ELI program in the first place…”

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Lindsay Bayham

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Lindsay Bayham

A crumpled sheet of notebook paper hits me in the back with a soft thud. I pause, my hand suspended mid-sentence on the chalkboard. Behind me, the usual chorus of shouts and yells quiets for a few seconds…

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Brian Wright

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Brian Wright

Most of the patrol team (IPT) was milling around the courtyard. On one side, the most paramilitary looking officer was cleaning and assembling his gun. By the station entrance was a cardboard box filled with grey plastic bottles. Ling, the head ISO staff member, asked me to take a picture of it…

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Crayons 2 Calculators

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Crayons 2 Calculators

Bouquets of pencils, stacks of construction paper, bundles of notebooks and folders, all doled out free of charge. This was the sight that greeted Brandy Collins, a special- education teacher at Holt Elementary School, when she walked into Crayon2Calculators last week…

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Karen Chen

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Karen Chen

“What I love most about live music performance is the energy, the interaction between the audience and the performers – and so that was an instant where it was like ‘Yeah! This is amazing!’”...

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