Behind The Scenes: “Can We Shop To End Poverty?”

Prof. Roy micro-lectured into a micro-phone. Abby tried to brew tea in cold water. And Tara painstakingly cut some denim pockets with an X-ACTO knife. The following vid resulted. Take a behind-the-scenes look into the making of #GlobalPOV’s “Can We Shop To End Poverty?” video.

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The #GlobalPOV Project is a program of the Global Poverty and Practice (GPP) Minor. Based at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, University of California, Berkeley, the GPP Minor creates new ways of thinking about poverty and inequality and undertaking poverty action.

Join the #GlobalPOV conversation on Twitter. Like us on Facebook. Visit our website. Take some action already— but only after critically evaluating the long-term costs and implications of such action, of course.

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Host and Fellow Responsibilities

Host Organizations

  • Identify staff supervisor to manage I&E Climate Action Fellow
  • Submit fellowship description and tasks
  • Engage in the matching process
  • Mentor and advise students
  • Communicate with Berkeley program director and give feedback on the program.

Berkeley Program Director​

  • Communicate with host organizations, students, and other university departments to ensure smooth program operations

Student Fellows

  • Complete application and cohort activities
  • Communicate with staff and host organizations
  • Successfully complete assignments from host organization during summer practicum
  • Summarize and report summer experience activities post-fellowship