The Community, Activism, and Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) Program is an 8-day guided program in Tunisia specifically for students of 2-year institutions and 2-year or similar non-baccalaureate degree programs at 4-year institutions. Participants will be introduced to the world of advocacy and civil society organizations in and around Tunis through daily presentations, panel discussions, engagement with local peers, tours, and community service. Participants will interact with leading organizations, activists, and community leaders on topics of civic engagement, sustainability, race and indigeneity, gender, migration, and other critical global justice issues through Tunisian and North African lenses.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, green card holders, or DACA recipients. Applicants must be currently enrolled at a 2-year institution or seeking a 2-year degree or similar non-baccalaureate degree program at a 4-year institution.
Knowledge of Arabic or French language is not required to participate on this program.
Program Costs and Calendars
All program costs in Tunisia will be covered and financial assistance towards airline tickets and passport fees will also be available. Calendars are forthcoming.
This program is funded through Project Minaḥ, a funding initiative that enables students enrolled in community colleges and other two-year degree programs to engage with peoples of the Middle East and North Africa through Amideast’s programs.