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  • Cecilia Muñoz visits Fels to talk about her life and professional policy-making experiences as a part of the "Public Policy in Practice" discussion series.
  • On October 12th, 2017, the Fels Student Association hosted its second “Can We Talk?” event, this time focusing on gun violence in America.
  • Brian Lang, MGA '08, is currently the Director of the Food Trust and the National Campaign for Healthy Food Access, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that works across the country to improve people’s access to healthy food and information to make healthy decisions.
  • Francisco Garcia, MPA '18
    Francisco Garcia, MPA ’18, a former small business owner and financial services employee, is currently a fellow at GoodCompany Ventures, a non-profit organization that provides educational services to early-stage social entrepreneurs. In this interview, Francisco discusses his fellowship, the Fels experience, and his post-graduate plans.
  • Allie Morgan, MPA '14, is currently the Legislative Director and Policy Analyst at the Colorado Health Institute, an independent nonpartisan organization working to advance the health of Coloradans.
  • Ashanta Douglas, MPA '18
    Ashanta Douglas, MPA ’18, a former Teach for America volunteer, is interning this summer with Uncommon Schools through the support of PLAS.
  • Ben Zimmermann, MPA '18
    Fels Public Leadership and Service Fellowships (PLAS) provide students with funding to pursue work at non-profit and government organizations that would otherwise be unpaid. Benjamin Zimmermann, MPA ’18, interned at the City of Philadelphia’s Rebuild Initiative through the support of PLAS.
  • Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, addressed MPA graduates at the 2017 Fels commencement ceremony on May 14th
  • Kalie Wertz
    Kalie Wertz, Fels MPA ’17, interned at the Urban Affairs Coalition through the support of PLAS funding.
  • Fels students Francisco Garcia (MPA ’18) and Ben Williams (MPA ’18) competed in the Duke/ UNC Consulting Case Competition in April.

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