BEYOND UVM: Oxfam looking for CHANGE-makers

Oxfam is looking for CHANGE-makers

Oxfam America is accepting applications for its 14th annual CHANGE Initiative, its national student organizing and advocacy program.  CHANGE offers rising sophomores and juniors at US-based colleges the opportunity to become effective agents for social change.

CHANGE Leaders:

  • Have access to expert skills based training, resources, materials and year-round support from Oxfam staff;
  • Establish connections and share knowledge with college students from the US and beyond;
  • Develop confidence and lifelong skills to create positive, lasting social change, and
  • Are part of an active and growing, global network of peers and alumni working on justice issues.

Applications are due on April 1, 2013.  Accepted students participate in a week-long training in Boston from July 20-26, 2013, which is organized and paid for by Oxfam.  Students must agree to join or form an Oxfam Club and implement an Oxfam campaign on campus during the 2013-14 academic year, as well as communicate regularly with Oxfam staff about their work.

Please share this information in departmental newsletters or listservs, and encourage students you know to apply.  Watch our CHANGE video at: If you have any questions please call 1-800-77-OXFAM ext. 9415 or email

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