The Citizenship Lab Podcast

The Citizenship Lab at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University is a community-based collaboration focused on understanding, explaining, and responding to the challenges of global migration in Durham and beyond. Duke undergraduates and faculty and Durham newcomer students and their families come together to build a neighborhood that promotes active and analytical citizenship that makes community change.

The Citizenship Lab Podcast illuminates the migrant experience of young adults in Durham, North Carolina.  The Podcast is created by high school and college students who are members of the Lab.

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  • Making Sense of High School in Durham June 17, 2020
    How does a newcomer to the U.S. figure out high school? What are the challenges that young adult refugees face? How do they overcome these challenges? How does the school district shape this process? To answer these questions and more, our team talks to four newcomers about their experiences in Durham Public Schools, from their […]
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What Comes Next Podcast

What Comes Next offers a window into the lives of Citizenship Lab students and graduates as they navigate transitions in their educations and careers. Guest interviewees bring insights into making difficult decisions about the future, taking the next steps after high school or college, and finding advisors and resources. Click here for a mentor’s guide to using What Comes Next to enhance a relationship.

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  • Mohammed, Part 2 January 28, 2020
    Mohammed discusses the challenges of pre-health; the perseverance needed for success; advice for people thinking about the costs and benefits of the college path; and resources available to help students figure out their personal goals.
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  • Mohammed, Part 1 January 24, 2020
    Mohammed shares about the community college lifestyle, finding success at Durham Tech, and key decisions he’s made so far on his path to a graduate degree in health.
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