Project Code: USAID-USA-5

How do Black Lives Matter, globally, especially in countries in conflict?

Project Title How do Black Lives Matter, globally, especially in countries in conflict?
Project Summary In this time of Black Lives Matter protest in the United States, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is interested in working with VSFS on a comparative analysis of racial (and/or ethnicity) justice in the US vs developing world, with an emphasis on countries in conflict/crisis.
Country United States
Agency Agency for International Development
DoS Office N/A
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Number of Interns 2
Project Description

How do labels about race or ethnicity influence USAID’s work? How do they box us in (while others enable) differently in the US vs developing world? How do we best seek social and environmental justice in this space? How can such learning help influence multi-national exchanges globally?

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Cultural diplomacy
Research
Website design
Writing
Additional Information

If you choose to join us, you could contribute to a team of Africa experts on countering violent extremism, environmental justice and women's empowerment. We would like for you to choose one region in Africa, and would connect you with country experts.