Stories

Powerful stories can spark ideas and connections that change society. Read, see, and hear the true experiences of individuals at Brown University working towards social justice around the world.

  • The College Advising Corps at Brown University seeks to increase the number of low-income, first-generation college and underrepresented students who enter and complete higher education. Learn more. 

  • The Engaged Scholars Program supports students and faculty who seek to integrate teaching, research, and practice in order to advance scholarship and benefit the world beyond Brown. Learn more.

  • Innovate Winter Break is a "mini internship" program providing opportunities for student interns to work on engaging projects for two weeks during winter break within social enterprise and nonprofit organizations. Learn more.

  • iProv Summer Internship Program provides a $3,500 stipend for undergraduate students to work full-time in 8-10 week internships with nonprofit organizations based in the greater Providence area. Learn more.

  • Student-led Community Partnership programs at the Swearer Center address a range of issues through direct service and advocacy, with a particular depth in work aimed at educational inequities. Learn more.

  • The Royce Fellowship Program supports Brown undergraduates as they carry out independent projects of their own design in locations across the United States and around the world. Learn more.

  • The Social Innovation Fellowship provides 15-20 students with funding to grow a social venture over the summer, supported by a year of intensive skills training, complementary coursework, and a community of social entrepreneurs on campus offering mentorship and critique. Learn more.

  • The Storytellers for Good program supports students with skills in digital media to produce stories about students, alumni, and faculty exploring social change at Brown. Learn more.

  • The TRI-Lab Program is an initiative that brings together students, faculty, and community practitioners to engage with complex social issues and collaboratively develop, refine, and test solutions to these issues. Learn more.