ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations.  30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year. 

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year. 


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ANNA BADALAMENT, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Brandeis University l Massachusetts, USA l Advancing SDG 16 and UNAI 6

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Citizenship opens myriad doors for those seeking asylum within the U.S. border. By serving people who otherwise would not have the means to obtain legal council, TRII is able to give people the chance at citizenship that they deserve and often desperately need. Through the Millennium Fellowship, I have become part of a network of passionate change-makers that I look forward to learning with and from.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

The Right to Immigration Institute (TRII) is a nonprofit at its early stages of development. TRII is a collaboration between pro bono attorneys and college students to provide immigration legal services for free. TRII train students under attorney supervision to become accredited representatives and assist clients. Between August and November, TRII team hopes to recruit the third class of undergraduate students for training. With TRII, the team aims to reduce inequity within the US immigration system and to promote global citizenship.

Learn more about the project here.

About the Millennium Fellow

Anna Badalament is a sophomore at Brandeis University studying American Studies, History, and Legal Studies. Anna is highly involved on the Brandeis campus through TRII, as well as through her work as Political Outreach Coordinator for Brandeis Democrats, as Vice President of TableTalk Brandeis (a nationwide organization committed to fostering difficult but essential conversations on college campuses across the country), and as a tutor to English-language learning members of the Brandeis staff. In her free time, she enjoys reading, going for very long walks, doing arts and crafts, and most of all, spending time with her family and friends.

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