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How Trump’s Stance on Immigration Impacts my Medical School Colleagues

With so much talk happening around immigration, I wanted to share how the President's stance on immigration jeopardizes the promising futures of my colleagues. As a medical student at the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, I have the privilege of learning alongside several students known as "Dreamers.”  These students are young immigrants who … Continue reading How Trump’s Stance on Immigration Impacts my Medical School Colleagues

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Onward Together: Finding the Right Fit When Volunteering

Everyone struggles with volunteering. Let’s face it: every day is a struggle -- to exercise for 30 minutes, to work for eight hours, to put dinner on the table, and then prepare for doing it all over again tomorrow. Finding the time to volunteer can seem like a barrier, but it’s actually the easiest part. … Continue reading Onward Together: Finding the Right Fit When Volunteering

A Day(s) in the Life – 3 Days of DC Activism

As one of the millions of people worldwide who participated, I found the enthusiasm and positivity of the Women’s March both inspiring and energizing. As joyful as that day was, in the following weeks, I was concerned about whether the momentum the March generated would translate into the sustained movement needed to fight for progressive … Continue reading A Day(s) in the Life – 3 Days of DC Activism