SDG 1 - No Poverty

End poverty in all its forms, everywhere.

Dominican Republic: School of Medicine - Medical Community Service

The purpose of this experience is to expose and educate the participants to the 7 Elements of Human Securities in the Dominican Republic and their respective barriers while providing sustainable relief to the local communities. Students will participate in lectures and daily community service activities communities. Specific service projects will vary year to year, but will maintain similar themes. The focus during recent programs have been community diagnostics, water availability, and health promotion.

Ghana: Africana Studies

This program explores the historical and contemporary cultures of Ghana, including historical topics covering slavery, colonization, liberation, integration, globalization, the promotion of unity and solidarity, women in development, and regional economic communities.

Worldwide: International Human Rights Law Internships, School of Law

McKinney School of Law students do internships in the field of international human rights law. The substantive areas of their work have touched on many of the SDGs, and can potentially touch on all of them. Since 1997, our program has had international human rights law internship placements in over 75 countries on six continents.