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The UCLA Blum Center is hiring for a Work-Study position!

The UCLA Blum Center provides a positive and supportive work environment in which students significantly expand their knowledge and skill sets. Students will work under the supervision of the Center Coordinator and report additionally to the Center Director to support activities related to administration, communications and program development.
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Big Ideas@Berkeley Contest Offers Funding Opportunities to All UC Students

Big Ideas@Berkeley provides funding, support, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students across 18 campuses, who have 'Big Ideas.'
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Report from the Field: 2014 UCLA Blum Summer Scholar Clint vanSonnenberg in Lima, Peru

2014 UCLA Blum Summer Scholar Clint vanSonnenberg reports from Lima, Peru. He is spending his summer at Cayetano Heredia University investigating the socioeconomic and political barriers for Peruvians receiving reparations following the country's 20-year civil war and subsequent transition to democracy. Clint finds that many Peruvian families continue the search for information about their lost loved ones with the help of community leaders and NGOs. The UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America applauds Clint's diligence and commitment in researching and analyzing the stories of Peruvians who today strive for democracy.
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The UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America analyzes the key factors that influence poverty and the social determinants of health including: government practices and policies, community action, social justice, human rights, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, religion, foreign policies and more. Within these pages, you will find information on The UCLA Blum Center's:
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