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U.S. Congress building

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From community-based organizing to the U.S. Congress
Melanie Stansbury, M.S. ’07 arrived at Cornell in 2006 searching for new tools and knowledge to make a difference in her hometown community in Albuquerque. Backed by new insights into the theory and practice of community sociology, she returned...
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Three individuals film a documentary

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Group of fellows visits Letchworth Falls

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What the Cornell Humphrey Program director Peter Gregory and I have in common is we both love quotes! Quotes put words to our unexplainable fears, inspire us to stand up for ourselves and take risks, and open our eyes to the struggles we share...
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Group of Humphrey fellows pose for a photo on campus

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Individuals gather in home for an interview in Honduras

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Indigenous communities in the tropical lowlands of Latin America have for generations faced insecure claims on their lands. In recent years, efforts to formally recognize land rights have merged with environmental policies to protect forests and...
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A woman stands in a wooden shack used to store grain

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Parasto Hamed's decision to pursue an MPS at Cornell opened new frontiers in her career and opportunities to be directly involved in international agriculture.
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Group of Humphrey fellows pose for a photo on campus

Field Note

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Individuals gather in home for an interview in Honduras

Field Note

Indigenous communities in the tropical lowlands of Latin America have for generations faced insecure claims on their lands. In recent years, efforts to formally recognize land rights have merged with environmental policies to protect forests and...
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A woman stands in a wooden shack used to store grain

Field Note

Parasto Hamed's decision to pursue an MPS at Cornell opened new frontiers in her career and opportunities to be directly involved in international agriculture.
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