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 ZEYU CHEN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

" I am excited to part of the Millennium Fellowship to further my involvement with Philadelphia public schools to address the ongoing funding crisis. I believe that as students at the University of Pennsylvania, we have a responsibility to the city and must do our part to ensure education opportunity for the youth. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Education Justice for Philadelphia

I am organizing fellow Penn students to advocate for the administration's contribution to Philadelphia public schools through Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILOT). I think the ultimate indicator is the school administration's decision to contribute to PILOT. We are advocating for 50 million per year, which is half of the amount of foregone taxes.

About the Millennium Fellow

Zeyu Chen is a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) and Economics. On campus, Zeyu is involved in student activism around education justice, political science research, peer advising, and club water polo. Zeyu is from Beijing, China.

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