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alum's street fraternity offers better life

Serving refugees, immigrants

Street Fraternity

Alumnus Yoal Ghebremeskel, who left Eritrea and moved to Denver as a 12-year-old, remembers what it was like to grow up as an immigrant. That's why he has used his DU education to create Street Fraternity, a nonprofit that helps young adults negotiate the challenges of life in a new country.

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Locally, nationally and internationally

Sharing knowledge and insight

faculty in the news

In newspapers and magazines, on radio and television shows, via blog posts and social media commentary, DU faculty members share their expertise and help us make sense of an often confusing world.

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Research designed to inform policy

Global peace and security

Sie Center

Backed by two grants from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, researchers at DU's Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy are studying the wide array of state and non-state actors and the many different dimensions that contribute to peaceful communities.

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Your Family, Your Neighborhood

Building community cohesion

green rooms

Something as simple as a meal can have a profound effect on a community. Just ask the Graduate School of Social Work's Daniel Brisson, who is implementing the Your Family, Your Neighborhood intervention in two low-income Denver neighborhoods.

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