Partners Campus

Partners Campus is a program that helps college students get involved with Partners of the Americas. Experiences include working on local FPOA projects, meeting and working with Colombian exchange students, and taking part in exchange trips to Colombia. Florida-Colombia Partners Campus Alliance meets every second Thursday at Stetson; for more information on Partners Campus at Stetson University, contact Tony Abbott, or check out the Partners Campus site at Partners of the Americas national site.

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Veronica C.; Natalia M.; and Aly D. presented an update at the October 19, 2013 Partners meeting at Stetson University in DeLand. Through a PowerPoint presentation, Veronica, Natalia, and Aly shared experiences of their participation in Partners Campus Alliance convention in Medellin, Colombia, October 10-14, 2013 hosted by EFE; attended by Barranquilla’s Partners Campus (Uninorte), Sena, & Panamanian representative.

They spoke of volunteerism, and the following initiatives:
• Nuestra Gente – Fights violence through culture
• Social Innovation
• Leadership – all voices count, organizational hierarchy; people move people
• Courts for Kids – Panama
• Sustainability –beyond us … passing the torch … reflections
• Improved procedures – mission statement; co-advisor; clothes drive- Pearson