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5 Ways the National Advisory Council is here for you!

Have you met the National Advisory Council?

The National Advisory Council is a group of leaders from various universities around the country who participate in the CRS Student Ambassador program and have been asked to advise on CRS University programming, including regional trainings and our every-other-year national SALT Summit.

They can also be used as a resource for you and your campus!  Here are some ways in which they can lend a hand.  At the end of this blog you can find their contact information to get in touch with them!

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CRS University Engagement Interns Through the Years

You may have already met the 2017 CRS University Engagement Summer Interns in this blog post, but they are not the first and will not be the last!  The CRS University Engagement team has had a history of outstanding interns doing great work!  You can meet them here and check back every year for information as the list expands!  


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Student Ambassadors at Ohio State University advocating for human dignity of workers
6 Campus Highlights from 2016-2017

This summer, we are excited to honor 6 of our CRS Student Ambassador Chapters across the country for their great work on campus!  We've been posting their stories and pictures from the year on Instagram, which you can check out here:  Read on to see what they've been up to... and maybe to steal some of their ideas for your own campus!

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Collage of pictures with students holding signs saying "I stand with refugees because..."
Marquette University CRS Ambassadors Work to Humanize the Refugee Experience

By Marquette University CRS Student Ambassadors"Cookies and Conversation discussion with refugees" poster with students in an auditorium

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A Day in the Life...

Learn more about what our two CRS University Engagement summer interns do here at CRS Headquarters in Baltimore!



Alexis Gardner - Social Media Intern

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Meet the 2017 Summer Interns!

Meet the 2017 Catholic Relief Services Summer Interns as they spend the summer at the CRS Headquarters in Baltimore, MD.  They are in various departments gaining great skills and expereinces that they can use for the rest of their lives!  Here they are, sharing their expereinces!

These are the questions they were asked: 

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Migration Hero
Global Migration: Education & Action Resources

Bring the topic of global migration to life on campus through the following offerings from CRS University.


Global Migration: What's Happening, Why, and a Just Response

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CRS Rice Bowl 2017
CRS Rice Bowl Inspires Students during Lent

By: Marissa Roberto, CRS Student Ambassador at Cabrini University and CRS Intern in the Northeast / Mid-Atlantic Regional Office

Each year, members of the Catholic Relief Services community travel around the nation to speak about the work they do in their respective countries and how the different programs of CRS work with their communities. This year, Cecilia Suarez, Head of Office for Catholic Relief Services Mexico, was the guest speaker for the CRS Rice Bowl Encounter Tour in the Northeast Mid-Atlantic Region.

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ULL Fair Trade
Q & A with Amelie: Fair Trade at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

We recently took a few moments to check in with Amelie at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette about their campus fair trade efforts.  We hope that their example will be an inspiration and a guide to other campuses looking to more fully integrate fair and ethical trade.

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