ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ROXANA RODRIGUEZ-MONZON, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Florida International University | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" I am so thrilled to be a part of this amazing cohort as my vision to help underserved communities locally were expanded to a global perspective when I encountered this Fellowship program. My envisioned goals were always tailored to the needs of my local community. The Millennium Fellowship aids our projects to meet the needs of the global community by ensuring we comply with their UN Academic principles. I know by being a Millennium Fellow, not only will my project soar and be impactful but my skills and personal development will also sky-rocket as I'll be guided through sustainable development goals and principles with the amazing addition of collaboration with familiar peers and foreign ones as well! "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Hope for Unaccompanied Youth

The website would give resources to the general public with lists of food banks, churches that provide clothing, domestic violence and regular housing shelters, hospitals, and a 24/7 mental health chat as well as a 24/7 emergency chat for those that find themselves in houseless emergencies. In the website there would be a portion dedicated to an online portal, each youth who enters the DCF foster youth or homeless systems would be given accounts that facilitate access to education, specifically higher education, through lists of school programs, scholarships, tutoring, etc. The portal would also provide links to homeless youth advocacy councils, internship opportunities, and opportunities for those with lived experience in systems to learn advocacy and community service. The subscription to the portal would be free to the consumers, but the membership to the services would be that all youth must complete a minimum of 20 community service hours per semester, or 10 hours a month.

About the Millennium Fellow

Proactive Miami resident and student, Roxana Rodriguez-Monzon, is a junior at Florida International University; majoring in Public Administration while also acquiring certificates in Conflict & Dispute resolution and in Women's & Gender Studies. Currently, as President of FIU's Women's & Gender Studies Association, Legislative Aid at FIU's MMC SGA, Secretary of FIU's FPP committee, and Program Assistant at the Office of Social Justice & Inclusion, she's obtained inspiration to work as a Human Rights Attorney to continue her advocacy. When not working, she'll be doing homework, attending community clean-ups, canvassing housing resources to her community, and studying Philosophy for leisure.