Interested in understanding issues of race central to American society and how communities are working to address those issues? Apply to DDI now!

DDI is a three-quarter, semester style experiential learning program that incorporates in-class learning and dialogue with travel experiences throughout the U.S. to understand how issues of race impact communities and what those communities are doing to address their issues. Participants will enroll in a 4-unit upper-division course during both each quarter, and will travel for one weekend during winter quarter and for the entire spring break. During the spring quarter, students will focus on local initiatives and develop their own change-agent project. The following year, they will take on a variety of leadership roles on the campus. The cost of travel is covered through gifts and grants. Students will incur minimal costs related to personal meals during travel. 

All majors welcome to apply! Preference given to applicants graduating Spring 2021 and beyond.

Application Deadline:
May 8, 2019

Select applicants will be contacted for an interview, which will be held week 7. All applicants will be notified of final decision week 10.

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