ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SANGEUN SHAWN KIM, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania, United States | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 8

" The social structures I learn about inside my classrooms can also be found in my own life. I've taken notes about structural racism, but I've also experienced it as an Asian-American. I've written papers about class differences, but I've also experienced it coming from a low-income, immigrant family. Through my education and life experiences, I have found a deep desire to give a voice to the marginalized and oppressed. I seek to use my voice to speak up for those who have been stripped of theirs. More than anything, I seek to do “for the least of these” all that I can because I was once lost and broken, but now I am found and whole. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Promoting Racial Awareness in Schools (PRAIS)

Promoting Racial Awareness in Schools (PRAIS) is an organization and project dedicated to combating racism in education and supporting minority students by working with schools to introduce racial literacy initiatives.

PRAIS will work with schools in Pennsylvania and New Jersey to introduce racial literacy initiatives such as race-centered assemblies, classroom discussions, and racial literacy programs. By promoting such initiatives, PRAIS seeks to educate students and build more equitable communities.

About the Millennium Fellow

Sangeun (Shawn) Kim is a rising senior at the University of Pennsylvania studying Sociology. Shawn has a passion for social justice that is driven by his love for Christ, and he is especially passionate about promoting racial literacy in schools to deconstruct racism in education.

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