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The Tufts Daily
Where you read it first | Friday, April 19, 2024

Video: First-years reflect on Civic Semester in US Southwest

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The 2021 Civic Semester cohort is pictured in Saguaro National Park in southern Arizona.

https://youtu.be/23j9XENvODw

​​Tufts Civic Semester is a program for incoming students that combines academic work and on-site organizational visits. In fall 2021, the Civic Semester cohort spent its first semester in the American Southwest exploring topics such as indigenous sovereignty, immigration rights and environmental justice.

Video journalist Angelia Shi, a past participant in the program, joined first-year students Caroline Bewley and Isaac Leib to look back at the experience. Read more here