Turning challenges into opportunities: Georgia Tech interns, partners respond to COVID-19

August 31, 2020

At the close of SLS' Summer 2020 Internship Program, Ruthie Yow (SLS Service Learning and Partnerships Specialist) wrote a guest column for Saporta Report, highlighting the challenges of moving 44 internships to an entirely virtual environment and the opportunities that arose to incorporate issues pertaining to the current moment.  In partnership with the Center for Civic Innovation, SLS was able to provide a more intensive seminar experience for the interns, linking their work with concepts of racial and health equity, and their connection with the development of sustainable communities, and incorporating the nationwide protests for social justice and the public health catastrophe of COVID-19.