This event, took place on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Smith Campus Center. The University-wide kick-off launched a new year of Operation Impact. The event covered the basics of the Pilot Funds and other portions of Operation Impact. The event is useful for networking to find other students with similar interests and innovative ideas.
Village supports and educates parents and teachers to create local communities for creative, joyful, compassionate young learners who use curiosity and innovative thinking to build a healthy, just and sustainable world.
Through innovative educational experiences leveraging immersive virtual reality, we aim to provide healthcare students and professionals with the opportunity to foster better relationships with patients who are often stigmatized within the healthcare system.
Ethos aims to end sexual violence and harassment using a three-pronged, three-S approach that is designed to: simplify training to maximize learning, sustain impact through engaging a company's ethos, and synergize efforts for global scale.
The Harvard Behavioral Insights Student Group (BISG) Chan Chapter was founded in 2014 to bring together students who are interested in applying insights from behavioral economics, psychology, and related disciplines to improve public health. Recent literature has shed light on predictable biases in how we make decisions and identified important opportunities to positively influence our health behaviors–whether getting a flu shot, enrolling in health insurance, or eating a healthier diet. We work closely with the Behavioral Insights Student Group (BISG) housed at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as well as the faculty-level Behavioral Insights Group (BIG).
The Sustainability & Health Student Forum at the Harvard Chan School is a student organization whose mission is to provide public health students a platform for discourse and action on addressing pressing challenges facing the health of people and planet, such as: climate change and urbanization, to energy and food security, to migration and green healthcare.
To engage and support Harvard Chan students working to prevent gun violence and promote viewing gun violence from a public health perspective. With the participation of faculty, students, and community members, the Forum aims to build and support a community of student researchers focused on advancing gun health in the United States. Through a series of speakers, interactive discussions, and events, we hope to highlight new opportunities for research and policy as well as stimulate innovative ideas around gun violence prevention.
The Health Equity & Leadership (HEAL) Student Organization at Harvard Chan stemmed from the simple idea to bring together students and community members of different disciplines to address issues of health inequity in the United States. HEAL was formed in 2012 by a group of students who believed that there is a need for more partnerships between diverse communities and stakeholders to create innovative, effective solutions in addressing health inequities. Continuing this mission, HEAL is dedicated to generating discourse and action to resolve issues related to health inequities in the Boston and Cambridge communities. Through a series of workshops and presentations, HEAL aims to educate and empower students to address issues of inequity in health and well-being in their communities throughout their career. HEAL also hosts an annual conference which connects students with leaders from government, community-based organizations, and academia in order to facilitate discussion and encourage action aimed at addressing the issues of health inequity and racial injustice in our communities.
The mission of the Harvard Chan Student Forum on Vulnerability (FOV) is to provide the student body with an opportunity to learn about the science and art of vulnerability as a pathway to a more fulfilling life and to provide a platform to put acquired knowledge, insight and skills into practice.
The Harvard Chan Environmental Justice Student Organization aims to motivate students to reduce health inequalities and to disseminate relevant information about environmental justice in our communities, countries, and the world.
The Built Environment & Health Student Consortium (BEHSC) at Harvard Chan aims to promote student-driven innovative research and problem solving in built environment, where complex issues regarding urbanization, population growth and environmental changes challenge our conventional public health approach. Our goal is to provide students with a diverse and interdisciplinary toolkit that facilitates partnerships across sectors and socially just decision making. This consortium strives to generate discussion, create evidence, share narratives and build collaborations concerned with thorough comprehension of built environment and powerful actions for human health.
The Harvard Student Human Rights Collaborative (HSHRC) is a group of medical students dedicated to addressing human rights issues in our local community and beyond. We provide a student-run clinic that provides forensic medical evaluations to survivors seeking asylum in the United States, as well as raise awareness about human rights through hosting talks, our newsletter, and articles that our members publish in the media.
The Child & Youth Advocates (CYA) seeks to build a community of students interested in a wide variety of issues affecting children and youth, including juvenile justice, child welfare, education, and children’s rights. We aim to heighten awareness and encourage discussion of these issues at HLS, facilitate student involvement with children and youth in our community and beyond, and advocate for children’s rights.
The HLS ACLU is a student-run organization. The chapter aims to advance and promote awareness of civil liberties and constitutional rights on the Harvard campus by hosting speakers and organizing events throughout the school year. We focus on core issues of freedom of speech and religion, racial justice, privacy, women’s rights, and LGBTQ rights, and many more issue areas. ACLU members assist state ACLU branches, the national ACLU, and other organizations in research and advocacy relating to civil rights and civil liberties issues.
The HLS Advocates for Education (A4E) is a student-run organization at Harvard Law School. We are an organization of students who are passionate about improving our nation’s education system and dedicated to raising awareness about current issues in education law and policy. A4E brings together students interested in these issues with practicing lawyers, policymakers, educators, and advocates. We seek to encourage greater understanding and participation by hosting various speakers and events throughout the year.